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Asparagus densiflorus - Plant

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Asparagus densiflorus Plant
 
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Description for Asparagus densiflorus

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)
Plant spread: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)

Asparagus, or garden asparagus, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a spring vegetable, a flowering perennial plant species in the genus Asparagus.

It was once classified in the lily family, like the related Allium species, onions, and garlic, but the Liliaceae have been split and the onion-like plants are now in the family Amaryllidaceae and asparagus in the Asparagaceae. Asparagus officinalis is native to most of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia, and is widely cultivated as a vegetable crop.

Common name(s): Asparagus, Asparagus Densiflorus
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Spring
Max reachable height: Up to 2 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Asparagus is planted in the spring season. It is propagated by root suckers or seeds. The soil is prepared well digging up to 15 cm depth. The field is divided into conveniently sized plots and laid out into ridges at 60 cm apart. Well-developed root suckers are planted on the ridges.

Sunlight: Partial shade
Soil: Well drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Asparagus densiflorus

  • Asparagus needs regular watering, especially while young.
  • Asparagus is a heavy feeder and fertilizer should be applied in mid-spring when they are actively growing.
  • The plants will need to be cut in spring each year before new growth starts.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Asparagus densiflorus

Special features: No serious pest and disease have been noticed in this crop.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: Asparagus good for heart health, in regulating blood sugar, Anti-aging benefits, lowering the risk of type-2 diabetes, skin health, preventing kidney stones, good for pregnant women, digestive health, reduces the risk of getting cancer.

  • Note: Use only after consulting the specialist.

 

References

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asparagus
  • http://hubpages.com/living/How-to-plant-wild-asparagus
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b578

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4 / 5 Sushant Kadam 24 November 2019
Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.
5 / 5 Ashraf Hassan 23 November 2019
Thanks the plant is growing well
5 / 5 Kamala Srivalli 11 November 2019
Buy this just 2 weeks ago .and its growing very nice
5 / 5 a r thiagarajan 11 November 2019
Awesome.... Really I feel its now safe to buy plants online. Perfect packing....Great idea.
5 / 5 Kamal Knotbreaker 09 November 2019
Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.

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