Asparagus Green (Asparagus officinalis)
A popular and easy to grow vegetable. Takes a year or two from planting to start cropping but once started it will give great results.
Likes moist well-drained soil in a range of light conditions.
Good source of dietary fibre and protein. Sweet flavour that works well with traditional root vegetables or lightly cooked with standard salad vegetables like cherry tomatoes. Partners well with Garlic, Dill, smoked salmon, mushrooms, ham and other strong flavoured meats.
|Harvest||Pick the spring shoots when they are 20cm long. Should get 3 months cropping for the next 20 years.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun|