The Asparagus scandens has a shrub- like development. These plants are climbers, therefore they grow leaning against supports of all types. The Asparagus scandens Is medium in size; in winter it assumes a greenwhite colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Exposure Asparagus scandens
The Asparagus scandens should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. These plants don't like cold weather, therefore in the Spring it is best to set them outside only when the temperatures are above 15įC.Let's position the plants where they can enjoy a good source of light,yet avoiding direct sunshine, which could cause antiaesthetic burnings on the foliage.
Watering Asparagus scandens
Water rarely, about once every 1-2 weeks with 2-3 glasses of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. Let's remember to empty the plant saucers after watering, to avoid that stagnant water could damage the roots.
Treatments Asparagus scandens
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Asparagus scandens
Letís grow these apartment plants in a very well drained soil.
Notes Asparagus scandens
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.