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Asparagus


Asparagus

Asparagus is the edible shoot or spear of the plant “Asparagus officinalis”. It is a member of the Lily family. Asparagus is very hardy. It comes in White, Green, and Purple varieties. Asparagus originated in the Eastern Mediterranean region. It has been consumed for over 2000 years. It was originally valued for medicinal purposes. Today there are over 300 varieties, only which 20 of those are edible.

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