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Asparagus Asparagus officinalis

How to sow asparagus: Transplant crowns outside, or start seeds indoors

Sun requirement for asparagus: Plant in Full Sun

Asparagus has been planted 27 times by Growstuff members.

Perennial spring vegetable often sown from crowns. The vegetable has a mild flavor with earthy undertones. When mature and reproducing, the plant creates tall, stout stems with feathery foliage and small red berries.

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Predictions

Perennial

living more than two years

First harvest expected

74 weeks after planting

Height

140cm

Spread

42cm

Row Spacing

30cm

Photos

Asparagus crops

Asparagus plantings

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asparagus
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Asparagus bed
Asparagus bed
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Asparagus harvests

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Sunniness

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What people are saying about asparagus

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by oakandsage,

My [raspberry](crop) are flowering! Anyone whose english [pea](crop) plants yield spherical peas must be a saint. I only get spherical peas if I miss a pod. In the evening I sit out in the garden and eat peas until there is nothing worth eating left on the plant. Then I am done until tomorrow....

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