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6 months ago

Planting Asparagus Crowns (Late Fall)

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...

New Jersey
1 answer · 235 visits

almost 4 years ago

Starting an asparagus patch

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...

Greenwood, MO
3 answers · 2,995 visits

almost 4 years ago

Asparagus has not emerged

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...

1 answer · 2,005 visits

almost 4 years ago

How do I get rid of asparagus beetles?

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...

2 answers · 3,612 visits

about 4 years ago

Growing asparagus as an annual?

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...

1 answer · 2,516 visits

about 4 years ago

Can I transplant an established asparagus plant?

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...

1 answer · 2,778 visits

about 4 years ago

Asparagus seeds

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...

3 answers · 2,651 visits