|1||Asparagus densiflorus - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
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.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread||7 inch (18 cm)|
|Common Name||Asparagus, Asparagus Densiflorus|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 2 feet|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
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.
|Soil||Well drained soil|
|Temperature||20 to 30 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
No serious pest and disease have been noticed in this crop.