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The Asparagus Fern

Asparagus densiflorus ‘Sprengeri’
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The Asparagus Fern (Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri' is dark green in colouration and composed of many stems each with small needle leaves attached. These plants can grow into a wiry green needled bush. A perfect plant for any beginner that needs little care. Yellowing and dropping needles is often a sign of improper care.


I’m best kept between 16-24℃. Keep me away from a radiator or I will likely drop my needles.



Keep me in a bright position that is out of direct sunlight.



Watering should be based on whenever the  the first 3cm of soil begin to dry out. Winter watering should be less frequent.



A perfect plant for any bathroom windowsill. Keep the air around me moist by watering frequently or standing the pot in water tray of pebbles.


The best way to propagate the asparagus fern is by division. Remove the plant from its pot and divide the plant into two – separating its tuberous roots with a knife.

Plant in well draining soil and keep moist but not soggy.

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