Asparagus, Foxtail 'Myers'

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Asparagus, Foxtail 'Myers'


Asparagus densiflorus 'Myers' syn. Asparagus sprengeri

Asparagus Fern, Foxtail Asparagus, Emerald Feather

Liliaceae (Lily)

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  • Type: Annual
  • Hardy range: 9B to 11
  • Height: 12" to 24" / 30cm to 60cm
  • Spread: 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Form:  Irregular or Sprawling and spreading or horizontal
  • Exposure: Full shade to full sun
  • Bloom Color:  white
  • Fruit Color:  Red, The fruit is fleshy, oval and round.


  • The plant tolerates some drought and salt well.
  • This plant will grow in moist soil. 
  • Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay.
  • The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil.

Attributes and Features

  • Inconspicuous blooms
  • Attractive fruit
  • Fruit is edible by birds

Landscape Uses

  • Container plantings
  • Seashore planting
  • Border
  • Specimen
  • Groundcover