Asparagus Plants
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First Year Asparagus – I Planted Asparagus This Spring. It Is Very Healthy And I Have Not Cut It. From Videos I Have Been Watching

Zone 92781 | denislaroche added on November 6, 2019 | Answered

I have to wait until it starts to go dormant. Do I keep watering the plants???

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 6, 2019

It should be established enough to not have to water at all at this time. They don't take long to take to the soil, and will only need watering once completely dry.

You can safely stop all watering until Spring. Even then, when you resume, it should only be during very dry conditions. You should still allow the soil to dry thoroughly down to 2 or 3 inches between waterings.

This article will help you to care for asparagus:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/asparagus/growing-asparagus.htm

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