The name, asparagus, comes from the Greek language and means “sprout” or “shoot.”
Asparagus is related to onions, leeks, and garlic.
California grows about 70% of all the asparagus grown in the United States (more than 30,000 acres and 50,000 tons).
Asparagus is available in green and white varieties.
Asparagus is a member of the Lily family.
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