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Artichoke Green Globe

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Native to the Mediterranean, Green Globe Artichoke seeds have been grown for decades and their fruits eaten by and reserved for the noble and rich in ancient Greece and Rome. In addition to a mild flavor similar to asparagus, Artichoke vegetable plants can grow to be large, interesting focal points in gardens. Vibrant green stalks are adorned with intriguing leaves and topped with buds, which can turn purple if left uncut.
  • Latin Name: Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
  • Seed Qualities: Heirloom, Non-GMO
  • Days to Plant Maturity:  150+
  • Seed Planting Depth: ¼- ½"
  • Plant Spacing: 4'
  • Row Spacing: 6'
  • Growth Habit: Mound
  • Soil Preference: Mulched/composted, PH level 6.5-7.5, temperature 60-75° F (16-24° C)
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full, although in climates with hot summers, afternoon shade can help
  • Resistances: Drought
  • Color: Green, though buds on top of stalks can turn purple if not cut
  • Vegetable Flavor: Mild, asparagus-like taste

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