Asparagus: nf Asparagus is a perennial monocotyledonous plant (Liliaceae family - Botanical name: Asparagus officinalis), whose underground rhizome (or claw) emits fleshy shoots or stems called “spears” or “asparagus”. Asparagus grows very quickly: half a centimeter an hour. It is its exposure to the sun that determines the color of asparagus: the less it is exposed the more white it is. The white asparagus is therefore cultivated in hills and remains covered ...
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