Climbing asparagus


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Climbing asparagus

Climbing asparagus.

Climbing asparagus is an invasive climber originating as a garden escape. Marlborough District Council is aware that this species poses a risk within Marlborough and is gathering information and supporting research into any opportunities for biological control as they arise.

Marlborough District Council and/or the Department of Conservation welcome any information about the occurrence of this plant. Land occupiers are encouraged to control infestations.

Climbing asparagus is also an unwanted organism under the Biosecurity Act 1993 given it is on the National Pest Plant Accord list of species banned from sale, propagation, distribution or commercial display.

Go to the National Pest Plant Accord list

Should you see this plant please report it to the Marlborough District Council.

Go to the Department of Conservation website

Go to the Weedbusters website for further information, control tips and images