Hmm. A little like humans.

This made me giggle. Maybe the vegetable world isn’t so different from ours.

“Asparagus plants are naturally either male or female. The female plants bear seeds, which take considerable energy from the plant and sprout new seedlings, which cause overcrowding in the bed. Male plants produce thicker, larger spears because they put no energy into seeds and have no weedy seedling problem.”

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/veggies/asparagus1.html

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