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    09 / 09 / 2015

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I am finding more of these coming up in this container.its located next to my asparagus.can you tell me if I am right and what can I do with them.thanks


  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    All Asparagus species send up shoots. Shown in the above photos are what look like seedlings. Asparagus officinalis, Edible Asparagus, may take a couple years of cultivation before it produces shoots like you see in a grocery store.

    October 4th, 2015 at 2:45pm

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    I had no idea there were so many types of asparagus (the wikipedia site Metrosideros cited). But doesn’t garden asparagus first send up a shoot that is what we put on our plates to eat? The picture resembles a pine seedling, not an asparagus shoot. Does the plant have to develop a year or two before it produces shoots?

    September 30th, 2015 at 4:55pm

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    That looks right. Need it to mature to see what type.

    September 29th, 2015 at 5:17pm

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