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Can be a little on the wild side, the Emerald Feather is amassed with a filigree of living fronds that grow from a compact central crown. This nest of fork-like needles peacefully sprawls, trails and crisscrosses, giving the plant a full fresh feel to subtly soften your space.

 

Asparagus densiflorus Sprengeri Care & Info Guide

 

Trimming off the older, thinning or bare fronds in early spring will encourage new growth.

 

If you notice rapid needle loss and yellowing stems, increase the humidity. Trim back any yellowing stems at soil level.

 

Light

Bright, indirect sunlight. Direct sunlight may scorch the needles, whereas insufficient light may turn them yellow and cause them to drop.

 

Watering

Water regularly to keep the soil moist but don't over water, can survive short periods of drought. Less water is required during the winter.

 

Temperature

Average warm household temperatures. Needs a minimum of 10°C in winter.

 

Humidity

Does not particularly need increased humidity, but not enough will cause needle drop. Some occasional misting will be appreciated.

 

Feed

Feed with a weak solution during the growing season.

 

Height & Growth Rate

Up to 60cm high with a spread of 80cm. Long fronds will trail rather than grow up. Asparagus are fast growing.

 

Toxicity

If this plant has berries they are inedible. May cause skin irritation.

 

Origin

Asparagus densiflorus Sprengeri originates from Eastern and Southern Africa.

 

Plants make great gifts, and with proper care, they will flourish and grow.  We will always deliver them gift wrapped.

 

To make this gift that little bit extra special, why not include luxury chocolates. 

 

We also offer fragrant handmade candles, made from soy wax using only the very finest ingredients available.  Each candle is hand-poured into green glass containers with the addition of carefully selected perfumes.  Our FIG & PARSLEY goes well with the scent of this bouquet - Fresh lemon zest and fig leaf blend with green cassis and willow blossom, softened by blonde woods, musk and amber with a complimenting hint of coconut.

 

 

 

Asparagus Sprengeri House Plant

£13.50Price
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