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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Wild asparagus has a bitter taste often used in cooking to make omelettes, or sauces much appreciated asparagus ricesprout in the spring and can be seized several times. This was tied to a rope and pulled several times through the chimney so as to peel the soot from the chimney walls.

Unfortunately, often people in our forests are lacking in responsibility, education and measure. The sprout of the asparagus is more delicate than the base of the stem, so it is advisable to bake them vertically by connecting the stems to each other.

All you pay goes to private accommodation owners! Scrambled eggs with wild asparagus. Retrieved 19 November The Arabs on the other hand postulated that asparagus has an aphrodisiac effect.

There is hardly a house in Istria where at that time of the year the shoots of this extremely healthy and specific wild plant aren’t being prepared for a acuhifolius meal. Rich in vitamins; Rich in Mineral Salt; Rich in fiber; They depurate the body and are diuretics; Prevent Type 2 Diabetes; They are antioxidants; They prevent some forms of cancer; They contribute to the smooth functioning of the nervous system; They prevent cardiopulmonary pathologies; They are natural anti-inflammatory; They help digestion and improve intestinal function.


Often with the term wild asparagus they are mistakenly called the wild honey sprouts and the pungitopo sprouts, which are also widespread in the wild. As for mineral salts and vitamins, asparagus contains:.

Wild asparagus

Articles with short description Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Latin-language text All stub articles. This Asparagales article is a stub. Interestingly, the effect on the brain, the folic acid in them, in fact, in combination with vitamin B12, allows the prevention of disorders that could affect the cognitive sphere with advancing age. In fact, this would seem to be the best method to continue to produce new jets. 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.

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If you decide to look for asparagus take with you a staff with which you will hit on the bushes before you venture into acutirolius with your hand for asparagus shoots. Our folks at home are fond of the refreshing and delicious asparagus salad with hard-boiled eggs. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Asparagus acutifolius. We also remember that they are very poor in fat and have cholesterol equal to 0.

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Plants tolerate considerable neglect on our Cornish trial grounds[K]. The multiple tests of domesticated and cultivated wild asparagus have confirmed that the cultivation of wild asparagus offers great benefits; In asparqgus, 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 crops in the same year.

Particular attention is paid autifolius those who are allergic to the plants of the Liliaceae family, which also include onion, garlic and asparqgus. Another beneficial attribute to asparagus concerns their potential ability to help our brain to counteract cognitive decline. The flowers are apparently hermaphrodites presenting female and male reproductive organs, but behave as unicorns: If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.


Equally prepared asparagus can be combined with noodles or rice as well,which we highly recommend.

Division in early spring as the plant comes into growth. We are currently updating this section.

There asparaguz no reason to worry but you have to be on guard. It is hardy to zone UK 8 and is frost tender. Also not recommended for those who suffer from calculus or kidney disorders since it is rich in purine foods.

Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in a sunny position in the greenhouse for their first winter. In this way only the bottom will be immersed in boiling water and the sprouts, coming out of the water, will get a steaming. In Istria there is a superstition that the first harvested raw asparagus should be eaten on the spot acjtifolius order to protect the picker of a snake bite.

They have a bit bitter flavor and are very sought after for various culinary preparations. The wild asparagus Asparagus acutifolius The season of wild asparagus picking in Istria acutifoliux in early April.