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Asparagus falcatus - Sicklethorn

SIZE: Pot Diameter x Total Height
12cm grow pot
17cm grow pot
Size Tip: Fits in a pot with a 12.5cm+ opening

Asparagus falcatus is a variety of asparagus fern with long sickle-like shiny green leaves. It is a robust, vigorous climber with thorns on older, woody stems. Fast growing and with casual care requirements. Tiny white flowers appear in late summer which sometimes develop into small, red berries. Asparagus falcatus can be trained to grow up a pole and can reach a height of 3m unless pruned to required height.

Asparagus falcatus is also sometimes known as Sicklethorn. Although it is called a fern, it is actually a member of the lily family.

Asparagus falcatus Care & Info Guide

Horty Hints

Due to their vigorous growth habit, Asparagus plants may become pot bound. If required, re-pot during springtime. Trim in winter/early spring to maintain desired size and shape.

Feeling flat! This fern is a climber so if it starts to flop, insert wooden stakes to create a support or climbing frame.

Some steam a day will keep dried leaves at bay! High humidity environments will stop this fern from drying up.

Please note: images show how this plant may look at various stages of maturity. The size you choose may look different.