rafe added on April 26, 2018 | Answered

I wasn't able to uncover my asparagus patch until now. Why is the asparagus white, and is it ok to eat?

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Answered on April 27, 2018

Yes, this will be safe to eat, but exposure to the light will bring back its color. This bleaching is due to the lack of chlorophyll, which is because of the lack of light.

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