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Asparagus

Does asparagus need full sun?

Does Asparagus Need Full Sun?

Asparagus needs full sun to grow to its fullest potential. So, in order to get the highest yield, try to plant your asparagus in an area where it will receive approximately 8 hours of full sun on a daily basis. It will tolerate part shade, but prefers sandy, loam soil, as opposed to moist or …

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How deep do asparagus roots grow?

How Deep Do Asparagus Roots Grow?

Asparagus roots grow to an astonishing size of 5–6 feet (1.5–1.8 meters) in diameter and 10–15 feet (3–4.5 meters) deep. These plants, sometimes mistakenly called asparagus ferns, are also highly invasive. For this reason, it’s sometimes pejoratively referred to as a perennial weed. Asparagus seedlings need to be handled carefully to limit future asparagus production. …

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