Asparagus Myers (A.Meyersii)the foxtail fern has erect stems with a
large number of closely arranged short side branches with give the
whole structure a very dense appearence.
The branches may reach 60 cm(24 in) in length but are usually much
shorter, and the side branches are about 3-5 cm (1-2 in) long.
The cladophylls are a bright green and when well grown this is one
of the most attractif potplants and can grow satisfactorily in light
It bears tiny white haevily scented flowers,followed by red berries.
If grown directly in the ground the stems are shorter and arch
outwards from the center of the plant,needing no support of any
Propagation is by seed or division.