Family: Liliaceae Genus: Asparagus Species: Officinalis Cultivar: Blanco de Navarra
This is a rare type of asparagus. The rich taste and harvest period last up to 60 days. Young, juicy shoots are used in the diet. The most resistant variety.
Asparagus is a perennial low-calorie vegetable that is not only good for the figure but even makes it happy. These vegetables supply the body with magnesium, copper, folic acid, and vitamin E, which strengthens the heart and blood circulation and slows down premature skin aging and vision impairment. Asparagus is also rich in potassium, which helps cleanse the kidneys and urinary tract and improves digestion. The main ingredient in asparagus is the amino acid asparagine, which stimulates kidney function, activates the liver and bile, and thus stimulates the expulsion of toxic substances from the body. Asparagus helps concentration and strengthens nerves. Recent studies have confirmed another effect of asparagus: asparagus activates the hormone of happiness in our brain. When it comes to calories, asparagus is one of the types of vegetables that has the least calories. The amount of 100 grams contains only 17 calories. In addition, asparagus contains the trace element chromium, which slows down hunger. Reproduction: By seed, rhizomes
Sowing: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours and sow directly in the garden after the danger of frost passes – barely cover with soil, maintain moderate soil moisture. It can be sown during the winter in containers and then transferred to the garden in the spring.
Germination: Temperature above 15 °C, depending on the species, germinates in 7-21 days