How To Grow Asparagus

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As an early spring perennial vegetable, asparagus can be grown as food for you and your family for over 15 years with one planting.

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Starting from seed

You can either start your seeds indoors in seed trays or outdoors in a bed for later transition to another larger space.

How To Get Started:

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Planting crowns

You’ll want to plant your crowns 12-18” apart either in trenches or individual holes.


Where to plant

Asparagus thrives in full sun (8 hours a day) and well-draining soil.


general care

Mulching around your plants in the fall can be an excellent way to hold moisture and keep weeds down.

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