How to grow aspragus

Asked March 11, 2019, 1:21 PM EDT

Tips for growing asparagus in Central Oregon

Deschutes County Oregon asparagus

1 Response

Thank you for your question about tips for growing asparagus in Central Oregon. Following is a link to the OSU Deschutes County Extension website, which lists a variety of garden publications. This website links to a document that reviews growing vegetables in Central Oregon. This publication provides asparagus varieties that do well in our climate, a well as tips for planting and harvesting asparagus on page 15: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/em9128

You may find the discussion about Central Oregon’s climate and how it relates to gardening helpful as well. A discussion of soil temperature for planting vegetable crops, including asparagus, is provided on page 12.

Other publications listed on the website that you may find useful include:

Central Oregon Vegetable Garden Calendar (when to plant and harvest various vegetables): https://extension.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/documents/1/veggardcalendar.pdf

Recommended Vegetables for Central Oregon: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/techniques/recommended-vegetables-central-oregon

If you need additional information, we welcome your home garden questions at the OSU Master Gardener plant clinic. You can call and talk with a Master Gardener or a member of the OSU Horticulture faculty at 541-548-6088.