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Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers' Myers Asparagus Fern

FP052/FPS-52 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenMarch 6, 2023This document provides a detailed overview of the ‘Myers’ asparagus fern (Asparagus densiflorus ‘Myers’), a perennial herb known for its fine texture and upright habit1. It describes the plant’s physical characteristics, including its scale-like true leaves, light green cladophylls, and bright red berries. The document also covers the plant’s growth requirements, such as light, soil, and water needs, and highlights its uses in landscaping and indoor settings. Additionally, it mentions the plant’s moderate drought tolerance, good soil salt tolerance, and lack of serious pest issues. 

Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri' Sprengeri Asparagus Fern

FP051/FPS051 by Edward F. Gilman, Ryan W. Klein, and Gail HansenJune 22, 2022This document provides an overview of the ‘Sprengeri’ Asparagus Fern (Asparagus densiflorus ‘Sprengeri’), a herbaceous perennial known for its fine-textured foliage. It details the plant’s characteristics, including its bright green cladophylls, red berries, and fragrant white flowers. The fern is adaptable to various soil types and light conditions, making it suitable for use as a border plant, ground cover, or in containers. The document also highlights the plant’s invasive potential in certain regions and offers guidance on propagation and maintenance. Original publication date October 1999.

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