How to Grow Asparagus - Asparagus officinalis

When to plant* iSowing / transplanting
First harvest after 3 years
When to harvest* iHarvest period
*Select your hardiness zone
Height iAverage height
84 inches (213 cm)
Planting distance iPlanting distance
21 inches (53 cm)
Sowing depth iSowing depth
8 inches (20.3 cm)
How to grow Asparagus
Relative growing difficulty iRelative growing difficulty
Soil & fertilization iSoil & fertilization difficulty
Care & maintenance iCare & maintenance difficulty
Pest & diseases iPests & diseases difficulty
Sun / Shade iSun / shade tolerance
Ideal soil type iIdeal soil types
Soil PH iSoil PH
Moisture / drainage iSoil drainage
USDA growing zone rangeiUSDA hardiness growing zones
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RHS hardiness iRHS hardiness rating
Photo by Aaron Hockley
Common names: Sparrow grass


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