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Sprenger Asparagus, Asparagus Fern
Scientific Name: Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri' (Kunth) Jessop
Synonym: Asparagus sprengeri, Protasparagus densiflorus, Asparagopsis densiflora
Family: Asparagaceae
Sprenger Asparagus, Asparagus Fern (Asparagus  densiflorus 'Sprengeri') Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 11-24
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 23F (-5C)

Heat Tolerance: Grows well in Phoenix, avoid too much afternoon sun, light shade is probably better

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: South Africa

Growth Habits: Arching or drooping stem perennial, up to 2 feet tall, 2 feet wide (60 cm).

Watering Needs: Best with regular water, but fairly drought tolerant

Propagation: Clump division, seeds in spring

Blooming Habits:
The Sprenger Asparagus has insignificant pinkish white flowers. They are followed by small, bright red berries.

Fruiting Habits:

When dividing, divide only in large clumps.

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