Asparagus plant growing herbaceous of the genus Asparagus also known as Garden Asparagus, Asparagus plant perennial deciduous plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-11.
Leaves color green, the leaves narrow like needle and grow connected like
Shoots are the edible part, its takes 2 years from sowing until possible the harvest, the harvest in the spring
Flower color white to yellowish in bell shape
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Requirements for Asparagus plant growing and care:
Mulch, sandy or light soil, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Crowns
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Winter (Crowns in hot area), Spring to summer for the plants
Pests and diseases:
Asparagus plant beetle
How to prune:
In the end of the season
Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White to yellowish flower that are in bell shape
Pollination is done by:
Shoots harvest season:
Spring / Summer
Shoots pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Asparagus plant shoots?
Cooked, pickle, salad, eaten raw
Work requirements on the shoots:
Harvest in the right moment to young it’s not good to eat to old fibrous
How long does it take to bear shoots?
3 years from seeds, from crown 1 season