1+1 Wild Asparagus, Shatavari - Seeds

1 packet contain upto 10gm seeds of "Shatavari"
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About Wild Asparagus

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

Seeds Specifications

Common Name asparagus fern
Height 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Till the soil for the asparagus bed to a depth of 1 foot using a mechanized tiller
  • Add 2 inches of organic compost over the tilled soil and work it again to a depth of 1 foot with the tiller
  • If necessary, distribute the recommended amount of lime evenly over the tilled soil and work it again to a depth of 4 or 5 inches with the tiller
  • rrigate the soil until moist to a depth of 8 inches
  • Check the depth of moistness by pressing a 10- to 12-inch-long wood skewer in the soil and measuring how far up the skewer the water reached

Wild Asparagus care

  • Start prepping your soil one year before transplanting wild asparagus
  • Asparagus performs best when planted in an area with loose, well-drained, fertile, sandy loam or loamy soil with a pH level between 6
  • 0 and 6
  • 7; the area should receive eight hours of sunlight daily
  • Present a soil sample to your county’s agricultural extension office and request a full analysis
Sunlight Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil. pH 7 to 8
Temperature 60 to 65 degrees
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
Harvest Season Generally speaking, a plant puts up a set of skinny spears first, then fat ones, then finishes with skinny ones

Wild Asparagus special feature

  • Where winter hardy, it may be grown in borders or along foundations. Forms an interesting ground cover. Use in pots, containers and hanging baskets.

    Wild Asparagus uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • In Ayurvedic medicine, the root of Satavari is used in the form of juice, paste, decoction and powder to treat intrinsic haemorrhage, diarrhoea, piles, hoarseness of voice, cough, arthritis, poisoning, diseases of female genital tract, erysipelas, fever, as aphrodisiac and as rejuvinative

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How tall do wild asparagus grow?

    On average wild asparagus grows 2.00 to 3.00 feet

    What color are wild asparagus?

    A wild asparagus plant bears flowers of color White

    How hard is wild asparagus to grow?

    A wild asparagus is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a wild asparagus need?

    A wild asparagus prefers Partial Shade

    How much water does a wild asparagus need?

    A wild asparagus prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a wild asparagus need?

    well-drained soil. pH 7 to 8

    What temperature does a wild asparagus like?

    60 to 65 degrees

    How should I fertilize my wild asparagus?

    Apply any organic fertilizer



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