Artichoke ‘Green Globe’

£5.00

Cynara scolymus

9cm pot

In stock

'Green Globe' Artichoke is a fabulous architectural plant for mixed garden planting as well as being a useful vegetable.  Buds are delicious when steamed.  Harvest the main bud to encourage growth of secondary buds.  Harvest when about the size of a golf ball and before flowering.  
  • Herbaceous perennial
  • Height 120cm, spread 90cm
  • Silvery leaves, Large green heads and with thick fleshy scales approx. 10 heads per plant
  • Prefers full sun
  • Grows best in fertile, well drained soil.
  • In cooler areas mulch may be required to offer protection over winter.
  • Ultimately will need replacing once the plant runs out of steam, although division of plants every few years will assist longevity.