Monday, November 17, 2014

Asparagus fern-Asparagus Information

Asparagus densiflorus is native to South Africa and is an evergreen herb that is
commonly used as a groundcover or in container plantings.
Its stems shoot up and outward, making it an excellent plant for hanging baskets. 

Asparagus Ferns should be planted in rich, light, slightly acidic, well-drained soil.
Asparagus densiflorus is a slightly woody evergreen plant with upright or trailing branches, able to grow up to 2 feet in height and 6 feet in length.
There are several different species and varieties of Asparagus Fern that have been grown as house plants.

Asparagus Ferns enjoy spending the summer outdoors in the shade of a tree
Fruits ripen to bright red containing a single, black,round seed.
Life cycle:Germinates most of the year if moisture present.

Asparagus fern-Asparagus

Scientific name:Asparagus aethiopicus cv.Sprengeri
Type:Annual, Houseplant
Life cycle:Germinates most of the year if moisture present.
Flower:Flowers usually October-February.
Bloom Time:Mid Summer
Height:1 to 3 feet
Width:18 inches to 3 feet wide
Sun:Sun to Partial Shade

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