Tony Avent
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 10:53:53 PST

Asparagus asparagoides is fabulous for us here in NC, where the weather obviously keeps it in check.

Tony Avent
Plant Delights Nursery @
Juniper Level Botanic Garden
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, North Carolina  27603  USA
Minimum Winter Temps 0-5 F
Maximum Summer Temps 95-105F
USDA Hardiness Zone 7b
phone 919 772-4794
fax  919 772-4752
"I consider every plant hardy until I have killed it least three times" - Avent

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Richard
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:47 PM
To: 'Pacific Bulb Society'
Subject: Re: [pbs] Asparagus

In Vista, CA I have serious problems with Asparagus
asparagoides. It shows up everywhere, can cover a small citrus
tree in no time and the tuberous roots are difficult to remove.

Richard Wagner

Here in Oceanside, CA.  I grow the following asparagus:
aethiopicus, africanus, asparagoides, densiflorus, denudatus,
falcatus, minutiflorus, plumosus, racemosus, retrofractus,
setaceous, suaveolens, and virgatus.  Joe

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