Spring spears are very cherised in our cusine.
Collecting them in nature is time consuming, monitored by law and at the end expensive.
Finding an collecting the seed in nature is not easy too, than making them germinate is tricky, a plant is not ready to be sold before two years after sowing the seed,...
From the seed ...
... to the seedlings ...
... young plants just before being potted
just poted in ordinary soil based potting mix
begining to grow
spring spears on young plants in pots
we couldnt resist, just have to taste them (spring 2015).
August 2015 - plants big enough to be planted in the field - Asparagus acutifolius
plant growing wild