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Asparagus Seeds (Shatavari/शतावरी के बीज)

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Asparagus has 90% water is low in calories and is widely used in Ayurvedic medicines. Asparagus is a herbaceous plant but it is eaten as a vegetable. In this information, you will learn how to grow asparagus from seed, in addition, you will learn the tips for its care. Buy the Best quality Asparagus Seeds Online at the best price from with a high germination rate.

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  • Number of Asparagus Seeds: 50 Seeds
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Growing season: Spring, and Rainy
  • Sowing method: Direct in pots
  • Germination Time: 25-30 days
  • Germination Temperature: 21-30ºC
  • Sowing distance: 45 cm Plant to Plant
  • Edible parts: Spears (stems) are edible

What size grow bag is best for Asparagus?

Asparagus Growing Season In India  

Asparagus prefers a mild climate to grow successfully, a temperature of around 21-30ºC is sufficient for planting it. It is generally grown in early spring in February-March and during the rainy season in June-July.

How To Grow Asparagus In Pots  

Asparagus takes up to 3 years to grow from seeds. Asparagus has a deep-root system and takes 1 month to germinate and 2 years to develop its roots in the soil. Asparagus seeds can be sown directly into any pot or grow bag in a moderate climate. To plant Asparagus, you need a pot or grow bag at least 38-60 cm wide and deep with well-draining holes. The optimum temperature for seed germination is between 21-30ºC.  

Asparagus Seeds Sowing Method 

Select a pot or grow bag, fill it with potting soil then sow asparagus seeds about 1-2 cm deep and 8-12 cm apart in the soil. Water the soil through a watering can, asparagus seeds will germinate in about 1 month. They can germinate early or late depending on growing conditions.

Best Fertilizer For Asparagus Plants

For better growth of the asparagus plant, you can mix organic fertilizers like cow manure, vermicompost, neem cake, and mustard cake in the soil every few months.

Asparagus Plants Care 

Soil - Use well-draining, nutrient-rich, and loamy soil with a pH of 6.5 to 7.0 for planting Asparagus.
Water - Asparagus needs regular watering during the summer and when the plant is young. When the plants are old, give them 2-3 cm of water per week. Keep the soil moist and avoid overwatering as this can lead to fungal diseases and root rot.
Sunlight - The asparagus plant requires 6-8 hours of sunlight, it cannot tolerate extreme hot and cold weather, so keep the plant indoors during winter.
Temperature - Asparagus grows best in temperatures between 20-30ºC. Very high temperatures affect plant growth and temperatures below 10ºC kill the asparagus plant.
Common pests and diseases - Beetles are one of the most troubling problems in the asparagus plant. Apart from this, there are no serious problems with asparagus. A spray of neem oil is good for getting rid of beetles.

Harvesting Of Asparagus 

  • It can take 2-3 years for asparagus plants to grow fully and you can harvest asparagus when they are about 15-25cm tall.
  • Once asparagus is fully grown, you can enjoy edible spears (stems) for more than 15 years.

Asparagus Plants Special Features

  • Common name - Sparrow grass, garden asparagus
  • Scientific name - Asparagus Officinalis
  • Height - About 150cm
  • Level of growing - Hard


Why are my Asparagus seeds not germinating?

Asparagus seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, overwatering, or under-watering.

What is the best way to grow asparagus?

Asparagus prefers well-drained soil, moderate water, and mild temperatures neither too hot nor too cold.

What can you not plant near asparagus?

Tomato and Alliums like leeks, garlic, and onion should not be planted near Asparagus because it affects the growth of the Asparagus plant.
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