Pruning Asparagus Plants

Pruning is an important part of proper edible plant care, and in the case of asparagus, it’s particularly easy to do. Asparagus foliage that forms after harvest is strengthening the crown and root system for next year’s crop, so you’ll want to prune in late fall or early winter.

NOTE: This is part 8 in a series of 11 articles. For a complete background on how to grow asparagus plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.