How to Grow Asparagus?

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Prepare Site and Soil, Prepare the planting area well in advance, autumn is a good time. Dig over the entire area to a spade's depth removing all traces of weeds. If the soil is not well-drained then add some grit or lots of compost. Place crown on the top of the ridge and drape the roots either side. Cover with crumbly soil so that the crown top is 8cm (3in) below the surface. Tend to the plant
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How to Grow Asparagus
Growing asparagus requires starting them from the root and allowing them to grow for three or four years without vegetable production. Maintain an asparagus plant, which will produce vegetables for up to 15 years after the first few years of growth, with... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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Growing asparagus can be done by planting the year old crowns in almost any soil. Mature plants can produce for as long as 15 years if they are well cared for. Be careful of late frosts and soil below 50 degrees when planting your asparagus.
In northern climates, plant asparagus seeds indoors in late February or early March. Sow each seed in newspaper pots set in a sunny window and maintain a temperature of 77 degrees. Once the seeds sprout, lower the temperature to 60 or 70 degrees. After the last frost of the spring, plant the seedlings 2 to 3 inches deep in a bed. You should select the location of your bed carefully as the asparagus will grow year after year for up to 20 years.
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