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Botanical Name: Asparagus falcatus
Common Name(s): Large forest asparagus, Sicklethorn, Yellowwood asparagus
A large, thorny climbing plant with white flowers and red berries. It bears shiny, dark green, sickle-shaped foliage with a prominent vein.
Synonym: Protasparagus falcatus (L.) Oberm.
Botanical Pronunciation: Ass-par-ag-us fal-kay-tus
This plant bears white, fragrant flowers from September to December.
Asparagus falcatus has shiny, dark green, sickle-shaped foliage with a prominent vein.
This plant bears red berries.
Plant in full sun to semi shaded area. The plant grows best in moist, well-drained humus-peat soil.
7m * 4m
Well drained , Moist
Uses in landscape design
This plant is often grown as a security hedge in Southern Africa. Asparagus falcatus are also ideal plants for pergolas.
bees , birds , insects