asparagus

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  • noun

Synonyms for asparagus

plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable

edible young shoots of the asparagus plant

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Asparagus plants are monoecious (I had to look it up) meaning each individual plant is either male or female.
An asparagus plant has an active life of 15 years, although the oldest plant recorded is 120 years old.
Among the things that Leertouwer brought with him from home was asparagus plants.
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At the moment it has only one male plant, which is genetically different to the rest of the wild asparagus plants on Gower.
Some blame it on the sulfur-containing fertilizers used on asparagus plants (there is no record of the vegetable changing urine odor before such fertilizers were introduced).