Asparagus Plants

cutting asparagus

Anonymous added on July 23, 2015 | Answered

I cut my asparagus down in July after they grew about 4 feet high and had become fern like at the tops. About a week later, I had new growth and many small offshoots of asparagus from the main stem. My question is, should I not have cut the asparagus down this early? What do the offshoots mean to the strength of my asparagus?

    A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
    Answered on July 24, 2015

    Most asparagus is cut back in fall, so yes, this was a bit early. This article will provide additional information:

    Was this answer useful?

    Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
    Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

    You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

    If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

    Looking for more?
    here are more questions about...
    Asparagus Plants
    Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

    Learn From
    Your Peers on
    Our Blog

    Visit Our Blog

    Do you know a lot about gardening?
    Become a GKH Gardening Expert

    Learn More