Asparagus - Asparagus officinalis

When to plant* iSowing / transplanting
First harvest after 3 years
When to harvest* iHarvest period
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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
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Ideal soil type iIdeal soil types
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Photo by Aaron Hockley
Common names: Sparrow grass

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