Is it possible to move an established asparagus bed?

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Is it possible to move an established asparagus bed?

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The roots of established asparagus plants are deep and quite extensive.  As a result, transplanting attempts are usually unsuccessful.  Large, old plants will be severely injured during the transplanting procedure.  Some may actually die.  Those that survive may never produce a good crop.  The best way to establish an asparagus planting is to purchase one-year-old plants or crowns from a garden center or mail-order nursery.  

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