Asparagus plants

Discussion in 'Gardening & Plant Propagation' started by Bob in WI, May 5, 2004.

  1. Bob in WI

    Bob in WI Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know how long it takes for new plants to come up?

    I planted them almost two weeks ago and they have done nothing as of yet. It has been a long time since I planted asparagus plants . (20 years). We moved and wanted some new plants.

    I got them from Guerneys and followed the instructions .
     
  2. Ardie/WI

    Ardie/WI Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Give them awhile to settle in! Also, the ground is cold yet. This first year,and next year too, they'll need time to grow.

    Now....quit staring at the asparagus patch! ;)
     

  3. Shygal

    Shygal Unreality star Supporter

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    I was wondering the same thing! I planted mine a couple weeks ago, and have seen exactly one shoot. I got mine from agway and followed the directions that I had in "Grow The Best Asparagus"

    And I cant help it, I keep staring at the patch myself :haha:
     
  4. diane

    diane Well-Known Member

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    Are you giving them plenty of water? New asparagus needs lots. I think you have been colder than we have. We planted ours a little over two weeks ago and have little things coming up on some, but some is just sitting there. Patience is a virtue that I have not much of :haha:
     
  5. randy in central missouri

    randy in central missouri Well-Known Member

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    i planted asparagus about 3 weeks ago. I planted about 20 roots. after 2 weeks about 10 little thin shoots came up. Every day i go check them and put a cut out can over where it is. this morning i went out and found 2 more. So keep the faith, they will start popping up. i did
    not plant mine as deep as recomended, so if you planted deep than they will still make it. It will just take a little longer. they are tiny little thing, about as big a piece of spagetti

    randy