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22 Apr 17 Joy (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Can you tell the difference between male and female asparagus, and what is the difference?
23 Apr 17 Jack (USA - Zone 6b climate)
When the tops are allowed to develop into the feathery stage the female plants will have the berries which turn red when ripe.

Can you tell the difference between male and female asparagus, and what is the difference?

- Joy

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