It is a perennial stem crop belonging to the family of lilies. The tender part of its stem is known as ?spear? or ?top?, which is blanched and used as a delicacy for soups. It’s an ancient vegetable from Europe; In urban areas of India it has started to gain popularity only in recent decades. The plant grows well in hilly areas and cooler climates and requires minimum 4 to 6 hours of daily sunlight for healthy growth.
- Light : Full Sunlight
- Watering : Alternate (winter), everyday (summer)
- Where to grow : Balcony or terrace
- Time Till Harvest : 40 – 42 weeks
- Seasonal Information : All seasons