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Cynara scolymus ‘Green Globe globe artichoke’

Globe artichoke

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPurple
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Cynara scolymus ‘Green Globe globe artichoke’ (Globe artichoke). This variety has a large green head.

Characteristics

Perennial, Vegetable

Origin

Origin unknown

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Harvesting may start in Mid summer. Harvesting may end in Early autumn. Fairly difficult to grow.

Propagation

Plant suckers about 1 m apart in early spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs, snails and aphids.

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