Asparagus densiflorus - Plant
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Asparagus densiflorus Plant
5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Description for Asparagus densiflorus
Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 5 - 9 inches
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
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.
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.
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4 / 5 Joshi Prisy 02 July 2018
Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though
4 / 5 Swati Singh 30 June 2018
This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.
4 / 5 Ranjana Garg 29 June 2018
Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more
4 / 5 Sangeeta Chaudhry 29 June 2018
I m really impressed with this plant properties.
5 / 5 Amanda Fernandes 28 June 2018
I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.
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