Asparagus aethiopicus

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 36 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Spines along stems.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small round green berries maturing to bright red; each containing a tiny black seed.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Pinkish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Fleshy underground tubers.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

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Location: Sirem CZ my gardenDate: 4000-09-22
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Location: Sirem CZ my gardenDate: 4000-09-22Asparagus aethiopicus 'Sprengeri'
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