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Asparagus scandens : fact sheet


Species name:
Asparagus scandens
Common names:
Description:
Climbing asparagus, Fern-like

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 300cm
Width:
Spreading
Sun:
Full or partial shade
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Tender
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Climbing - Perennial ,Fern
Usage:
Traditional Food ,Attract Birds
Fruit:
Fruit particularly attractive ,Fleshy Fruit/Seed ,Yellowish/Orange/Goldish Tones
Flowers:
Whiteish/Cream/Very Pale Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves Heath-like/ short needle-like - Ornamental

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
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