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Botanical name Asparagus aethiopicus
Common name Asparagus fern
Family Liliaceae
About Evergreen shrubs remarkable for absence of functional leaves, leaves are replaced by leaf like cladodes. On maturity, the plants become woody & sharp spines can also be developed.
Category House plant
Plant type Perennial
Origin South Africa
Potting medium Use well drained, aerated, loamy, organic matter enriched potting medium GrowpoT–H. Sterilised to reduce the risk of fungal infection & root rot.  pH level 6.5 – 6.8.
Light The asparagus fern thrives well in diffused light; Acclimatisation in higher light is possible but must not be kept in direct or bright sunlight.
Irrigation The plant tolerate humidity, Misting on foliage is beneficial, irrigate the medium moderately to keep it moist.

For tap water, preserve the water 24 hrs to minimise the presence of salts, chlorine, fluoride etc.

Fertigation Particulars Dose Schedule Mode
Summer winter
GROWMUSS 5 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Neem Bahar 5 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Micro nutrient gROWMIN SUPER (f) 2 gm / litre 15 Days 30 Days Foliar spray
Black cobra 3 ml / litre Alternative
Pest control Growneem 3 ml / litre 15 Days 15 Days Foliar spray
Toxicity Toxic to pets & human.
Toxic chemical NA
Symptom Allergic dermatitis with repeated dermal exposure. Berry ingestion could result in gastric upset (vomiting, abdominal pain, or diarrhoea).


Standard Pot – Plastic pot (Click here to see)
· Pot size – 4 inch to 6 inch

· Plant Size – 6 inch to 24 inch (The size may vary based on the availability of the plant/s)

Potting Medium – Coco-peat/ Soil (as and where applicable).


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