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Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis, is an herbaceous perennial plant in the family Asparagaceae which is grown for its young shoots, or spears, which are eaten as a vegetable. ...
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Planting Asparagus Crowns (Late Fall)

Asparagus    New Jersey

I just purchased some purple passion asparagus crowns. They will be here next week (Nov. 11th). My question is, can I plant them ASAP using the right fertilizer and soil mix or...

Asked by: Alfonse Cinquemani (1 point)   Posted:November 3, 2016

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Starting an asparagus patch

Asparagus    Greenwood, MO

I purchased "4yr. old" asparagus roots, planted 15 of them this spring and only 4 have produced the fern like growth. Does this mean that the others are done? Dead? Is it...

Asked by: Debbie Satterfield (1 point)   Posted:July 29, 2013

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Asparagus has not emerged

Asparagus    None Given

My second year asparagus has failed to emerge this year. I'm fairly certain that it should be out by now (Iowa zone 5). Is it possible that the crowns have rotted from the all...

Asked by: Vicki Albright (2 points)   Posted:June 28, 2013

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How do I get rid of asparagus beetles?

Asparagus    None Given

I have a four year old asparagus patch and yesterday I noticed some brown and black beetles on the stems. I looked them up and found out they are asparagus beetles. I have never...

Asked by: Denis Schneider (1 point)   Posted:May 2, 2013

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Growing asparagus as an annual?

Asparagus    MD

Hi everyone, I would like to grow some asparagus but everything I read says not to harvest for at least two years after planting. Is it possible to grow it and just replant it...

Asked by: Mel (2 points)   Posted:April 2, 2013

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Can I transplant an established asparagus plant?

Asparagus    WI

I have a small patch of asparagus in the yard that I planted 2 years ago. I would really like to move it to another spot to make space for a raised bed but I don’t want to risk...

Asked by: Maddy Kendall (1 point)   Posted:February 25, 2013

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Asparagus seeds

Asparagus    KS USA

Hi. I’m growing asparagus for the first time this year. I planted my seeds about 8 days and so far they haven’t sprouted, I’m starting to get worried. What could I be doing...

Asked by: Mike T. (3 points)   Posted:January 30, 2013

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