If you want to do cultivation then Shatavari is a better option for you and perhaps you have come here to know how it can be grown, how much profit can be made in it etc. It is so make sure that you read the blog thoroughly.

what is asparagus

Shatavari is a very important plant containing a type of medicine. Shatavari lily is a plant of such a family with medicinal properties, it literally means plants with leaves. Shatavari plant is used to make many types of medicine. Shatavari plant consists of many branches and along with it it is 1 to 2 meters tall in the form of thorny vines, the root of this plant is in the form of master.

Another species of asparagus plant is found in the Himalayas, this species is found in the Himalayas up to an altitude of 4 to 9 thousand feet. Found in the Himalayas, this plant of asparagus is devoid of branches and thorns, that is, it is a straight and thornless plant.

botanical name of asparagus plant

  • botanical name asparagus racemosus it happens.
  • In contrast, the botanical name of the straight and thornless asparagus plant found in the Himalayas asparagus filicinus Is.

In which countries is the asparagus plant found? (Location)

Asparagus plant with medicinal properties is found in abundance in India as well as Sri Lanka and the entire Himalayan region.

Asparagus crop varieties (Type)

No popular variety of this crop has been developed in the market so far. J. s. 1 It is the most popular variety in the market. You will get to see different quality of this type in the market. The different quality of this variety has a great impact in the production of crops.

Ways to Cultivate Asparagus (Plan)

There are many types of conditions for cultivating satavar. By following the condition, you will be able to cultivate asparagus very well and will also be able to get a lot of production. If you want to increase the productivity of the plant containing this medicinal plant, then follow the steps mentioned below.

Suitable climate and soil for cultivation of asparagus (Climate)

For the cultivation of asparagus, the highest priority is given to laterite red loam soil. This soil has proper drainage facility, hence it is considered very important for the cultivation of asparagus. Apart from this, the cultivation of asparagus can also be grown in temperate and tropical mountain regions. It can also be grown in hilly areas like Kalrayan, Chevroj and in moderate altitude areas of Western Ghats.

Field preparation and crop transplanting for asparagus cultivation

The month of July is considered to be the best for cultivating satavar. In this month we should prepare our field for cultivation of asparagus. For commercial cultivation of asparagus, much priority is given to the small plants of asparagus as compared to the seeds, because the asparagus crop is prepared very well by planting small plants. Asparagus crop is also transplanted in the same way as paddy crop.

Asparagus crop needs irrigation (Water)

The field should be irrigated immediately after transplanting of Shatavari crop. Exactly one month after the first irrigation, we should keep irrigating regularly at intervals of 4 to 5 days. Irrigation is necessary after two to three irrigations regularly at an interval of one week.

Weed control for better crop production

As the asparagus crop grows, we should keep removing weeds regularly from its initial time. While removing weeds, we have to take great care of one thing, that there is no harm to the crop, because this crop is full of vines, due to which there is a fear of cutting its vines.

Asparagus Plant Protection

Some serious insect pests and diseases are not seen in the asparagus crop. For the protection of diseases in the asparagus crop, no more medicines have to be used.

Time taken from sowing to maturity of crop

It takes about 18 months for the asparagus crop to be ready, that is, its crop is ready in about 18 months. After 18 months from the sowing of Shatavari crop, we get the fallen root of this crop.

yield at harvest

When the crop is ready, after digging, we find wet roots of the asparagus crop, which we have to dry. After drying this crop, it becomes almost one third of the entire crop. For example, if you have about 10 kg of asparagus root in your field, then after drying it, you will get only 3 kg of crop.

where is the asparagus crop sold (Where to Sell)

Shatavari crop can be sold in developed cities like Delhi, Banaras, Lucknow, Kanpur, Haridwar. Apart from this, you can sell your crop directly to Ayurvedic pharmaceutical companies.

Earnings and benefits from asparagus cultivation (Earning and Profit)

If you sell your crops in the markets, then you make less profit, that is, if your crop is good, and you sold about 10 quintals of crop in the market, then you can easily earn about ₹ 3,00,000. . Even if the quality of your crop is considered low, you still earn up to ₹ 2,00,000.

If you sell your crop directly to Ayurvedic pharmaceutical companies, then you can get around ₹ 4,00,000 for 10 quintal crop, even if the quality of your crop is not considered good, you can get up to ₹ 2,50,000 can earn.

asparagus medicine

  • To reduce burning sensation in urination
  • To increase the volume of breast of women
  • to ease pain
  • in the treatment of digestive diseases
  • in the treatment of tumors
  • in gaining weight
  • to reduce throat infections
  • in case of loss of appetite
  • in insomnia

investment in asparagus cultivation (Investment/ Cost)

If you cultivate asparagus, then you do not need to invest much in it. The cost of sowing it and the cost of irrigation in the fields will be your main cost in this. Nevertheless, overall according to an estimate, you will have to invest about 10 to 5 thousand rupees according to the ratio of cultivation of minimum 1 acre to do its cultivation.

Risks in Asparagus Cultivation

As we told you at the beginning of this article, medicines are manufactured for the treatment of many types of serious diseases through Satavar and not only this, it is also used in many home remedies without medicine. Overall if we do the cultivation of satavar in this odd situation, then we will get very less risk in its cultivation and its demand is high in different area, so we will get only profit from it.

In today’s article, we all learned that What is asparagus?, How to cultivate Satavar?, Where do you sell your crops?. We hope that this article of ours has proved to be very beneficial for all the farmer brothers.


Q: Will cultivating satavar prove beneficial in today’s economic downturn?

ANS: Yes absolutely.

Q: When is it necessary to irrigate the satavar plant?

ANS: Regularly at intervals of 4 to 5 days.

Q: In how much time does the satavar crop get ready?

ANS: In 18 months.

Q: Where are the seeds of satavar sold?

ANS: Delhi, Varanasi, Lucknow, Kanpur and Haridwar.

Q: How much income can be earned annually by cultivating satavar?

ANS: Rs 4 to 5 lakh annually.