Asparagus Green

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.

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Description

(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.

Growing Tips

Likes moist well-drained soil in a range of light conditions.

Use

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.

Herb Attributes

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
Height 50cm
Width 45cm
Lifespan Perennial