Are there different types of asparagus ferns?
Beside this, how do you take care of asparagus ferns?
How to Care for an Asparagus Fern
- Place potted ferns so they receive bright but indirect sunlight, either indoors or outdoors.
- Water potted plants when the top 1 inch of soil feels dry.
- Mulch around around outdoor ferns with a 2-inch layer of bark or wood chip mulch.
Similarly, does asparagus fern like full sun? Asparagus ferns tolerate full sun, although their leaves tend to yellow. They perform better with morning sun and afternoon shade, or even light shade. The plants are very tolerant of high temperatures, though, and grow vigorously in the heat of the summer, when many other plants wilt.
Correspondingly, is asparagus fern annual or perennial?
Asparagus fern is an evergreen perennial with upright or long, trailing branches covered with tiny, thin leaves, which give it a bushy, feathery, fluffy appearance. The plants can have small flowers or berries.
Is asparagus fern the same as asparagus?
Asparagus ferns are closely related to edible asparagus (Asparagus officinalis). While asparagus ferns don't produce anything we can harvest and eat, they are versatile, reliable, easy to grow and useful in a variety of gardening situations. The most commonly grown asparagus fern is Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri.