Artichoke Green Globe (Cynara scolymus)
The globe artichoke is a perennial thistle, originating in Southern Europe around the Mediterranean. 6-8 buds per plant in the first year.
Plant type: Perennial
Sow when: Spring
Sow where: Punnets
Spacing x Height: 100cm x 160cm
Position: Full sun
Harvest: 175 days
Companion plants: Artichoke are prone to attack by aphids, so try planting garlic, onions, chives and/or shallots around them.
Growing Details: Deeply cultivated soil, rich in organic matter. Good drainage. They require regular watering but can develop mildew if overwatered.
Seeds per package: 15