A purple globe variety, similar to Green Globe in habit, but with a finer flavour, and attractive large purple thistle-like flower heads. Delicious medium-sized globes.
Qty - 10 seeds
How to grow artichokes Sow indoors Feb-May on surface, lightly cover with compost. Place in warmth 10-15C, keep moist. Transplant seedlings individually to 8 cm pots. Sow outdoors Apr - Jun thinly in a shallow, pre-watered row. Lightly cover with soil. Transplant to cropping position from mid-summer, allow 90 cm between plants. They prefer an open, sunny spot with well-drained soil. Harvest Jul - Sept – crop for 4-5 years