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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The leaves are reduced to tiny shriveled membranes, spinosa at the base of the stems, replaced by the chlorophylline function from the cladodes transformed twigs that develop in their armpit.

Send us your original recipes that you use in preparing asparagus. Even the ancient Romans stored asparagus supplies in the Alps, and if necessary brought them to Rome. For picking asparagus you must obtain the permit in the local forestry office before your trip.

Asparagus acutifolius – Wikipedia

In some Mediterranean regions flowering occurs in late Summer from August through September, often after heavy storms. Plant and berries of Asparagus acutifolius. In the soil there must be no stagnant water stagnant humidity such as to affect the roots, the soil works at a depth of cm, while at the same time interposing kg of manure or equivalent amount of compost Every 10 square meters of surface area.

Asparagus is one of the oldest wild cultures in the Mediterranean and is prized as a delicacy for over years. 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.

Then follow the wild asparagus plants with moderate but frequent irrigation, so that the soil is always slightly damp. Asparagus, as well as avocado, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, are particularly rich in a substance called glutathione, useful in favoring the purification of the body, improving its ability to get rid of harmful substances and carcinogenic components, Than free radicals. Right plant wrong place. In this case the small green berries, of 5—6 millimetres 0. Unfortunately, often people in our forests are lacking in responsibility, education and measure.


For this reason, many regions, such as Tuscany, Veneto, Sicily, have set up specific regulations to regulate methods and quantities of collection and, above all, to avoid damaging and destroying the mother plant.

Division in early spring as the plant comes into acuticolius. In this regard, recent studies have shown asparagus among the elements indicated for food consumption in order to implement a type 2 diabetes prevention that avutifolius right from the table.

How to make a small asparagus wild growing from seed. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Asparagus acutifolius PFAF Plant Database

Plants are very tolerant of maritime exposure[K]. These latest features make them particularly recommended for those who suffer from water retention, edema or hypertension.

Plant and flowers of Asparatus acutifolius. Asparagus acutifolius is an evergreen Perennial growing to 1.

We have only found an indication of how much asparagus A. It would be really the case to start this kind asparxgus cultivation because it could have a huge market success. Prefers a rich sandy loam[1]. The Asparagus had already been consumed by the Egyptians and the ancient Romans already in the BC. Asparagine and spargaurin accelerate recovery after illness, have a beneficial acutifollus on the liver and gall bladder, have a diuretic effect and stimulate detoxification.

It is currently a very sought-after product in the kitchen, for its typicality and for health for health effects; It occupies interesting market spaces, sparking good sales prices. With this plant, typical of spring, you can make first, second courses or contours but often well-liked are also asparagus as they are, simply seasoned with extra virgin olive oil and lemon.

If snakes and the prices of picked asparagus discouraged you, we recommend you to visit the Rovinj’s green market where, in April, you will always find asparagus from the acutifoliis retailers.

Asparagus acutifolius

We have studied anti-stress, antioxidant activity of ethanolic extract of Asparagus acutifolius shoots. In Abruzzo there is no specific regulation for the collection of wild asparagus.


They contain amino acids asparagine and many mineral salts. For optimum cooking there is an asparagus, a tall, narrow cylindrical pot with handles and acutiflius perforated basket that facilitates cooking without having to tie the stems.

aspaargus On the other hand, the asparagus is an extremely healthy plant that contains vitamins A, C, B, C and E, folic acid, iron, copper, fiber, manganese, potassium, choline, zinc, magnesium and selenium. The plant is not self-fertile. For a list of references used on this page please go here.

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. Description — Asparagus acutifolius is a suffruticous, generally diocious, evergreen and highly branched evergreen plant that can reach a height of 1. Asparagus has a high potassium content, a precious mineral salt for regulating blood pressure and muscle functioning, including the heart.

You can unsubscribe at anytime. Other recommended combinations with asparagus are: Your email address will not be published. An asparagus substitute, it is preferred by gourmets for its stronger flavour[, ]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We find six stamens while the ovary is over trichard. There is no reason to worry but you have to be on guard. Since the fifteenth century, cultivation began in France, and in the sixteenth century it reached the peak of popularity in England; Only later was introduced in North America.

This was tied to a rope and pulled several times through the chimney so as to peel the soot from the chimney acutifolkus.