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Asparagus genus. These are perennials, scrambling climbers and shrubs, some of which are evergreen.
Perennials, Deciduous or Evergreens, Fragrants
Asia, Africa, Europe.
Grown for their foliage.
They are grown for their foliage or for food. Fully hardy to frost tender, min 10C. Grow them in partial shade or bright light, but not in direct sun, in any fertile well drained soil. Harvesting may start in late spring and may end in early summer.
Propagation is by seeds or division in the spring.
Scale insects and greenfly may be a problem.
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