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How To Store Asparagus (so it stays fresh!)

Unsure how to to store asparagus? Here are my tried-and-true tips for keeping asparagus fresh and crisp for days and days!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time3 mins
Servings: 1 bunch of aspargus


  • scissors or a sharp knife
  • water
  • wide mouth jar or vase
  • reusable bag or plastic bag


  • Use the scissors or knife to trim the tips of your asparagus stalks.
  • Pour about an inch of water into your jar or vase.
  • Place the spears into the container with water, cut ends down.
  • Cover tips of the asparagus with a reusable or plastic bag.
  • Store in fridge for 3-5 days and enjoy when desired.
    Discard asparagus if it starts to have a sour smell or the ends become dark and mushy.