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Artichoke

French Purple - (Violet De Provence)

Similar to Green Globe with heads of purple bracts.

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Packet (28 seeds) $3.70
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General information:

Artichoke

Cynara scolymus

Gourmet vegetable, originating from Western Mediterranean in ancient times. Attractive grey-green foliage. Tall 1.5m perennial (5 years). Rapid growing, use in garden windbreak. Cut buds when heads are tight and flat 5cm below bud, late first summer, boil until tender. Cut plant and mulch after harvest. Well drained, well limed soils. Plant after frost.

Artichoke planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Nov
Subtropic:Aug-Nov
Mild:Aug-Nov
Cold/Frost:Sep-Nov
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:160-180
Row space cm:200-240
Depth cm:1-2
Best soil temp:15-18 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:22
Rate per hectare:600g
Average days to maturity:300-400
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
There are no shipping
restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Artichoke seed count is . Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.

  

 

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