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11 Jul : 14:14

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Origin: Eastern, Western and South Africa

All asparagusovi, asparagus flower with small nondescript flowers. They consist of a simple bract with 6 pads, 6 stamens and pistil. Since he has developed several large fruit with seeds. Rhizomes are horizontal, they go up photosynthesizing branches.
When asparagus green leaves are missing. Photosynthesis is carried out by thickened branches located in the breasts of young lyuspovidni leaves. These branches are very small. In some asparagus, for example Aspsragus fatcatus, branches are large and flat.

Rhythm of growth
Asparagusovite grow, subject to a certain rhythm. At the initial stage of growth all organs of future outgrowth appeared in an underground bud. The second stage of growth is increasing the length of shoots, but the new authorities still do not appear on it. If other plants are able to easily tolerate trimming it in asparagusovite if crop, sprouting ceases to grow. Rhizome performs the preparatory stages of growth and only then, not too soon to see results. Etapnost this growth must be considered when caring for plants.

Perennial plant pending. The stem is erect, to 150 cm high leaves are textured twigs (filokladii), which are long by 3 cm were collected in a strand of 3 to 6 pieces. Filokladiite replace them with leaves and photosynthesis takes place. Cultivated plants are edible, wild plant is bitter and is not used to eating.
Certain types:
Asparagus plumosus, Asparagus densiflorus - Perez with a gentle green stems and thin
Asparagus densiflorus "Meyers" - made with twigs and covered with cloth "leaves, reaching a length of 40 - 50 cm
Asparagus fatcatus - with sickle "leaves", to 5 cm long, located on the long (up to 1 m) stems spiny
Asparagus asparagoides Wight - with Widespread, long branches, which need support. Long branches retain their freshness after cutting and serving of arranging bouquets. The fruits of this species have an orange flavor.
Must maintain moderate soil moisture. Water is always water at room temperature. Not withstand drought. From May to September is dressed each week. Plants placed in a warm winter, it must be watered and fertilize every two weeks
Polusyanka to grow with very fresh air. During the period of growth is maintained at 20 * C, and during the winter months - 12 * C.
Plants were planted by dividing the roots or seeds. Soil around the roots should be well mixed with slurry and be loose. Planted seeds are covered with 4 - 6 centimeters finger. Transplant is every 4 years.
• drafts - can lead to attacks of insects and mites;
• Direct sunlight;
• Insufficient light;
• drought;
• Too high a temperature.
Trimming is detrimental to asparagus.

- If the "leaves" gleamed yellow, brown, they become kraychetata have oparlen form and fall, the reason is that the plant was in direct sunlight or excessive dust was zasushena;
- If the leaves gleamed yellow and fall, but not oparlen appearance - too high a temperature or insufficient light.

• Scale insects;
• aphids;
• Trips - high temperature and low humidity;
• mites - a rare but possible in very dry air.

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