The Plant List. Version Available at: Taxonomic Notes: Asparagus acutifolius L. is a wild relative of asparagus, A. officinalis. Taxonomy. Superdivision: Spermatophyta. Division: Angiospermae. Class: Monocotyledoneae. Family: Liliaceae. Genus: Asparagus. The wild asparagus (Asparagus acutifolius). The season of wild asparagus picking in Istria starts in early April. There is hardly a house in Istria where at that time.

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We have only found an indication of how much asparagus A. Only the shoots are edible while tempting red berries are deadly poisonous. For a safe collection and to avoid unpleasant inconveniences, we advise you to wear suitable equipment such as boots, gloves, scissors. In the body, after eating, a methylcaptan is formed, a substance that is eliminated through the urine, giving them a characteristic, penetrating and unpleasant smell.

The wild asparagus Asparagus acutifolius The season of wild asparagus picking in Istria starts in early April. In this case the small green berries, of 5—6 millimetres 0.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. In addition to supporting digestion, asparagus is considered to asparagks a true natural anti-inflammatory. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. These latest features make them particularly recommended for those who suffer from water retention, edema or hypertension.

The flowers are bell-shaped and in small clusters, greenish-white to yellowish, 4.

Asparagus is quoted by Teofrasto, Cato, Pliny and Apicius, who described the method of cultivation and preparation in detail.

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An easily grown plant, succeeding in any good garden soil[]. If the asparagus is young, some of it is torn by hand or with scissors at the base, at the level of the ground, others harvest it out of the ground, removing the white part under the ground for cm, taking care, however, not to Damage the mother plant. The plant is not self-fertile.


Prefers a rich sandy loam[1]. Seed – pre-soak for 12 hours in warm water and then sow in spring or as soon as the seed is ripe in early autumn in a greenhouse. Until a recent past, the pungent Asparagus plants, because of their robustness, were used by the chimney sweepers to clean the chimneys of chimneys.

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Asparagus acutifolius – L. Uses and Traditions — Asparagus is a box of nutritious benefits, among which we can find vegetable fibers, folic acid and vitamins, with particular reference to Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin E.

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The multiple tests of domesticated and cultivated wild asparagus have confirmed that the cultivation of wild asparagus offers great benefits; In particular, it offers the possibility to program production both in quantity and harvest time, increased harvesting ability, crop availability in your farm, the possibility of 2 asoaragus in the same year.

When you add all those calories you lose while you are looking for asparagus, turns out that there is no better plant for your spring diet.

We also remember that they are very poor in fat and have cholesterol equal to 0. This species is present throughout the Mediterranean Basin.

Bushy and dry sunny places, mainly on limestone[45, 89, ]. Wash the asparagus, divide them into pieces, boil for a few minutes, and store them in the freezer. The stigma is three. With this plant, typical of spring, you can make first, second courses or contours acutifoliu often well-liked are also asparagus as they are, simply seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and lemon.


Wild zcutifolius transplantation is performed as soon as the seedlings are sufficiently developed and the roots can completely retain the soil: In Abruzzo there is no specific regulation for the collection of wild asparagus. Asparagus ambiguus De Not. Asparagus is one of the oldest wild cultures in the Mediterranean and is prized as a delicacy for over years.

Male and female plants must be grown if seed is required. Harvested asparagus must then be brought to the local office of the Croatian Forests where you’ll have to pay 50 lipas 7 cents per asparagus.

Asparagine and spargaurin accelerate recovery after illness, have a beneficial effect on the liver and gall bladder, have a diuretic effect and acutifoolius detoxification. The flowers are dioecious on each plant they are only male or female. If you go looking for asparagus you need to know that the unauthorized picking in state forests is prohibited and and is subject to penalties from to kuna from to Euro. The amino acid asparagine is named after asaragus because asparagus is a plant rich in this ingredient.

QR Code What’s this? Private Apartments in Rovinj Why pay more? In some Mediterranean regions asparaguss occurs in late Summer from August through September, often after heavy storms. The Antesi is in the period between August and November.