- Season: Perennial
- USDA Zones: 8 - 10
- Height: 24 inches
- Bloom Season: Summer
- Bloom Color: White
- Environment: Full sun to partial shade
- Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.6 to 7.5
- Temperature: 75F
- Average Germ Time: 21 - 35 days
- Light Required: Yes
- Depth: Do not cover
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
- Moisture: Keep moist until germination
- Plant Spacing: 36 inches
Asparagus Fern (Asparagus Densiflorus Meyeri) - Starting Foxtail Fern seeds is an easy way to add many of these unique plants to your landscape! Asparagus Meyeri is an evergreen arching perennial that has feathery, needle-like, stems and is grown from flower seeds. This Asparagus Fern's growth habit is very dense and it produces tail-like fronds for a fluffy look that resembles a foxtail so many people call it Foxtail Fern. In the summer the plant has small white flowers that are followed by bright red berries. Asparagus Fern plants can grow 2 feet in height and to a width of 3 to 4 feet. The Foxtail Fern is a wonderful accent plant in any garden due to its unique and attractive appearance. It also makes a great hanging basket.
Start the Asparagus Fern seeds indoors in the spring. Transplant the Foxtail Fern plants outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Space the plants 36 inches apart.