Asparagus dauricus is a perennial found in areas such as E. Asia - China, Korea, Mongolia and Siberia. A member of the Asparagaceae family, Asparagus dauricus Link does not go by a known (to us) common name. The perennial can grow to a height of 0.6 meters and up to meters wide. The preferred habitat of Gravelly steppes, stony slopes, rocks and rarely in sandy soils or fallows[74]. Sandy wastelands and arid slopes from near sea level to 2200 metres[266]., with LM soil and N moisture levels. .

The plant is a zone hardy plant that has no known (to us) medicinal uses - the medicinal usage rating of the plant is 0.

Asparagus dauricus is a non flowering plant which is pollinated by .

The plant has an edibility rating of 1Young shoots[177]. No more details are given, they are probably cooked and used like asparagus[K].

Cultivation tips: We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Easily grown in any good garden soil[200]. The plant prefers a rich sandy loam[1]. Dioecious. Male and female plants must be grown if seed is required.

. The plant should best be propagated by Seed - pre-soak for 12 hours in warm water and then sow in spring or as soon as the seed is
ripe in early autumn in a greenhouse. It usually germinates in 3 - 6 weeks at 25°c[134]. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in a sunny position in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer[K]. Division in early spring as . The plant comes into growth.

Young shoots[177]. No more details are given, they are probably cooked and used like asparagus[K].