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Asparagus, its care and cultivation price list of dependable crowns (roots) and seed by T.R. Pender (Firm)

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Other titlesPrice list of dependable crowns and seed.
StatementT.R. Pender
ContributionsPender, T. R., Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination18 pages, 2 unnumbered pages :
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL26424980M

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It can affect up to 90% of a field, and, when infected plant debris is left in a field, its spores can be spread through wind or rain. The other most common diseases that affect asparagus include crown and root rot from fusarium fungal infections, phytophthora rot, bacterial soft rot, various types of blight, and spear rot. Asparagus, its culture for home use and for market: a practical treatise on the planting, cultivation, harvesting, marketing, and preserving of asparagus, with notes on its history Kindle Edition by F. M. Hexamer (Author)/5(8). Asparagus is a cool-climate perennial plant that is fairly well adapted to all but the hottest areas of the South. Its tender spears, which arise from the crowns in the spring, make it an appetizing product of the home garden. • More detailed information can be found in The Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Book by Walter Reeves and Felder Rushing. Healthy asparagus plants can produce a reliable harvest for 10 years or more. Proper fertilization further ensures a good asparagus harvest. The asparagus drains nutrients from the soil as it.

The cultivation required for good growth of asparagus will be sufficient for the companion crop and the return for the later should go long way towards paying for the cost of growing both crops.   According to most historical accounts and online sources, the wild ancestor of asparagus was foraged and enjoyed principally by the ancient Greeks, and later the Romans around B.C.E.. Beginning around that time, it was bred from a feral plant into the widespread, globally popular cultivated culinary victual that it is : Adrian White. Soil requirements: Asparagus needs well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. Prepare soil one season to one year before planting (e.g. prep soil in fall for planting the following spring). Work at least 3 inches of organic matter into soil. Asparagus won’t grow in acid soil. Soil pH should be to Test soil and add lime as needed.   Benefits of Asparagus And Its Side Effects Asparagus Nutritional Value of Asparagus Health Benefits of Asparagus Uses of Asparagus Side-Effects & Allergies of Asparagus Cultivation of Asparagus From providing relief from pre-menstrual syndrome to preventing cancer and diabetes, asparagus has a host of different health : Lybrate.

How to Grow and Care for Pocketbook Plants (Calceolaria) Calceolaria, commonly known as Pocketbook Plants, Pouch Flowers or Slipper Flowers is a genus of plants in the Calceolariaceae family. This genus consists of about species of shrubs, lianas, and herbs, and the geographical range extends from Patagonia to central Mexico, with its. he cultivation of asparagus for home use as well as for market is so rapidly increasing, and reliable information pertaining to it is so frequently asked for, that a book on this subject is evidently needed. While all works on vegetable culture treat more or less extensively on its cultivation, so far there has been no book exclusively devoted to asparagus published in . Asparagus season is nearly upon us, and while the fresh green spears of “regular” asparagus are a delicious spring treat, white asparagus elevates this staple spring crop to a whole new level. If you’ve never tasted white asparagus before, its delicate, slightly nutty flavor is something to be treasured—and because this crop is only available for a few weeks a year, it brings a premium.   Guess what – the oldest surviving recipe book from the 3 rd century contains a recipe of asparagus. The French began cultivation in the s, while the English and Germans noticed it in the s. It was around when asparagus entered the United States. As of today, China is the largest producer of asparagus in the world.