Plant Care Garden Asparagus

Garden Asparagus

Also known as

Asparagus and Sparrow grass


Asparagus officinalis

How to care for Garden Asparagus


How often to water your Garden Asparagus

Water needs for Garden Asparagus
0.5 cups
every 9

Garden Asparagus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Garden Asparagus

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Garden Asparagus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Garden Asparagus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Garden Asparagus may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Garden Asparagus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Garden Asparagus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Garden Asparagus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Garden Asparagus is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Native Region
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Garden Asparagus

Garden Asparagus

Garden Asparagus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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