Asparagus Densiflorus, Asparagus Sprengeri - Plant
Description for Asparagus Densiflorus, Asparagus Sprengeri
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||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Asparagus, Asparagus Densiflorus||White||Spring||1.5 to 2 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
You locate your asparagus plants on a walk where you know you will find them. Here in Tuscany they will be in the asparagaie - a whole area known to the locals, and me, where asparagus grows everywhere.
|Part shade||Well drained soil||Medium||20 to 30 degrees C||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.
Typical uses of Asparagus Densiflorus
Culinary use: NA
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