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4-H Horticulture Judging Contest

Beth Hinshaw
Extension Speclaist, SE
4-H Youth Development
K-State Research & Extension




Scientific Name: Asparagus officinalis

Category: Vegetables and Herbs

Asparagus is a hardy perennial that will last for 30 years or more in the garden. Plant asparagus near the side or edge of the garden where it will not interfere with annual tillage. Asparagus is one of the first crops harvested in the spring.


 asparagus spears

 Asparagus spears

 asparagus foliage

 Asparagus foliage

Asparagus: Growing