Tuesday, 31 December 2002

Great It's Asparagus Plant information

 Plant - Asparagus [aka Asparagus scandens)

    * Good Companion - 

         Aromatic herbs such as - Basil, Parsley,

            Flowers - Marjoram

            Boosts: the growth of Artichokes as these two grow at different times.

        **  Bad Companion - None

            Pests -

                    Ones that feed on the leaves:

                             Asparagus Aphids, Asparagus Beetles,Beet armyworm, caterpillars, insects and slugs

                    Ones that feed on the roots:

                            Beet armyworm

                            Cut worm

                            Asparagus miner

                            Grasshoppers


            Down Side - Native to South Africa.

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