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.

Temperature:

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

 

Lighting:

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

 

Watering:

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

 

Humidity:

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.

Propagation:

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.