Green Globe Artichoke
- Plants grow to 3-5 feet
- 3-5 flower buds per plant in the first year
- A beautiful flower with purple-tinged edible buds
- Perennial in zones 7+
- 75 days from transplant
Available as early as 1825 from seedsmen such as Sinclair & Moore of Baltimore, MD. This hardy variety of artichoke is productive even in climates as cool as zone 3. Grows 3-5' tall with multiple 3-5" flower heads that have a purple tinge to the green buds. The artichoke hearts are flavorful and mature around 75 days from transplant.
Start Indoors: 8-12 weeks before last frost
Germination: 10-20 Days
Plant Outdoors: 36" Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant outdoors after danger of frost has passed but the days are still cool. Fertilize liberally for best results. An annual in zones 3-6 (vernalization recommended) or perennial in zones 7+.