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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It would be really the case to start this kind of cultivation because it could have a huge market success. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. As for mineral salts and vitamins, asparagus contains:. Local asparagus pickers, especially when the asparagus is not sufficient, complement the picked asparagus shoots with another wild plant, and that’s Hook lat.

In their research and collection, you do not have to pull out the under-white stem as well. These plants grow near woods and in uncultivated places, on dry and sunny soil.

This Asparagales article is a stub. Sowing can be done in protected crops better than heated in March, using plastic not polystyrene containers of 80 seats and the appropriate sowing plant for sowing. The flowers are apparently accutifolius presenting female autifolius male reproductive organs, but behave as unicorns: Range Europe – Mediterranean. Your email address will not be published. Asparagus acutifolius is an evergreen Perennial growing to 1.

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In addition, asparagus contains high levels of an amino acid called asparagine, which constitutes a natural diuretic, thus allowing the body to expel excess sodium.

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. Wild asparagus is excellent in the first dishes, to prepare tasty risotto or to dress pasta. For optimum cooking there is an asparagus, a tall, narrow cylindrical pot with handles and a perforated basket that facilitates cooking without having to tie the stems.


In Sardinia, the asparagus cartilage, mostly of Asparagus acutifolius, is often cooked in the grasshoppers: Asparagus ambiguus De Not. In Istria the wild asparagus is usually consumed mixed with eggs.

To enhance the characteristic flavor of asparagus you can cook them using the tarragon.

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. High blood sugar; Water retention; Edema; Hypertension; Constipation; Difficult Digestion; Need to purify the body; Cognitive decline prevention; To foster the workings of the nervous system; Prevention of cardiovascular diseases; Asparagus is largely water-based but also offers a certain amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fibers substances useful for intestinal well-being.

This species is present throughout the Mediterranean Basin. How to make a small asparagus wild growing from seed. If you decide to look for asparagus take with you a staff with which you will hit asparafus the bushes before you venture into them with your hand for asparagus shoots. You will receive a range of benefits including: Scrambled eggs with acutifollus asparagus. Nutritional value or taste can not compete with asparagus, but they make an excellent match.

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Views Read Edit View history. Pharmaceutical applications and surgical uses are indicated for information purposes only; they do not represent any prescription of a asapragus type; Therefore, no responsibility for their use for any curative, aesthetic or food use is considered.


They contain amino acids asparagine and many mineral salts. An annotated checklist of the Italian vascular flora, Palombi Editore. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat We have studied anti-stress, antioxidant activity of ethanolic extract of Asparagus acutifolius shoots. Young edible shoots of asparagus can be picked for about a month. Asparagus acutifoliuscommon name wild asparagusis an evergreen perennial plant belonging to the genus Asparagus.

For picking asparagus you must obtain the permit in the local forestry office before your trip. Wild asparagus transplantation is performed as soon as the seedlings are sufficiently developed and the roots can completely retain the soil: Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf.

Retrieved from ” https: Cultivation — Wild asparagus is a spontaneous plant that escapes humid and clay soils, preferring sandy and rich organic matter, lives well in both plains and hills, the only limit being that its adaptability decreases more than m Of altitude. In addition to supporting digestion, asparagus is considered to be a true natural anti-inflammatory. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Plants tolerate considerable neglect on our Cornish trial grounds[K]. The flowers are bell-shaped and in small clusters, greenish-white to yellowish, 4.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access actuifolius our website pages. The flowers are dioecious on each plant they are only male or female.