Common names include garden asparagus
|Habit/Size||3-4 ft. tall (mature), spaced 8-12 in.|
|Germination||sow seeds 1/2 in. deep, start indoors (4-6 weeks before last frost), germ. In 10-15 days|
|Requirements||full sun to partial shade, moderate to high water req.|
|Harvest||harvest spears at about 8 in.|
|Uses||edible (stems, seeds (roasted), medicinal, utility (insecticide, nematocidal)|
|Notes||nematocidal, great companion for tomatoes, not self fertile|
|Breed Status||open pollinated|
|Seeds Per Oz.||≈ 1650|
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