(Asparagus officinalis)

Vegetable with young stalks which are sold in green, white or purple. It is very tender and valued highly.

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    • Outdoor growing
    • Forced growing in greenhouses
    • Preservation in cooling chambers
    • Product from several sources
    • Contrasting product (from the southern hemisphere)

Translation of the name

Catalan: Espàrrec
Spanish: Espárrago
English: Asparagus




Commercial: Stalked garden produce
Scientific: Liliàcia


Argenteuil, Darbonne, De marge

Nutritional value

26 calories per cada 100 grams

Grams which make up a serving

200-250 grams

The tree it grows on and its curiosities


The main growers of asparagus are China, followed a long way behind by Peru, the United States and Japan. In Spain it is cultivated in Navarra, Cáceres, La Rioja, Córdoba, Seville, Toledo, Zaragoza, Madrid, Granada.

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