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Lynden, Wa.
May 27, 2018 2:34 PM CST
Does it hurt plant to cut asparagus roots?
Name: Will Creed
Prof. plant consultant & educator
May 27, 2018 3:35 PM CST
are you referring to edible Asparagus plants (Asparagus officinalis) or Asparagus Ferns (Asparagus aethiopicus)?
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Lynden, Wa.
May 27, 2018 3:38 PM CST
Edible plant.

Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Garden Sages Plant Identifier
May 27, 2018 6:16 PM CST
Why are you cutting the roots?
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Lynden, Wa.
May 27, 2018 7:22 PM CST
The roots have grown into adjacent bed where I want to plant potato's.
Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
May 28, 2018 8:14 AM CST
If you don't want asparagus in that particular bed. Dig them under ! Or out.
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