Asparagus is a perennial plant, so find a permanent location for it. Asparagus can continue to produce for about 20 years or more. Asparagus can thrive in just about any area so long as it is an area that has the potential for the ground to freeze or dry seasons. Twenty five plants are usually enough for a family of four people. Plant asparagus from asparagus crowns purchased from a reputable nursery.
How to Store Asparagus
With a string or rubber band, tie the ends of asparagus stalks together forming an asparagus bunch. Wrap this bunch of asparagus in a wet paper towel and place the wrapped asparagus in a plastic bag. Refrigerate asparagus for up to four days.
Asparagus is fat free, saturated fat free, sodium free, cholesterol free, a good source of vitamin C, high in folate, and good source of vitamin A.
A serving size of asparagus is 5 spears (93 grams). One serving of asparagus contains 20 calories.
For more information about asparagus, read The Health Benefits of Asparagus or Shatavari
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