Many gardeners would love to add asparagus; how to grow is a basic question answered below.
Asparagus, with the scientific name asparagus officinalis, is a hardy perennial type of plant that grows in well-drained soil (USDA zones 2 to 8) between 7.0 and 7.2 pH level. It grows every year whether in dry or winter seasons. In most cases, it’s ready to harvest in spring or summer. Even after harvest, the plant stays in the same garden bed for long years between 15 to 30. Thus, a very excellent choice to grow for its yearly production.
Moreover, this vegetable is a great source of many essential nutrients. These include B vitamins, vitamin C, calcium and iron. It’s another reason why you must include this in your home garden.