Tips for Transplanting Asparagus

Transplanting asparagus is the only way to get full production in the first spring following planting, and it's the best way to rescue an overcrowded asparagus patch.

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The crowns of this asparagus are spent, but it still has some healthy roots. If planted, it will produce small, new shoots, but it will be several years be fore it yields any eating-sized spears.
SHARON MCALLISTER