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Globe artichoke

Cynara scolymus 'Purple Romanesco globe artichoke'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

1m

1m

Min

75cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Globe artichoke Overview

This species has delicate grey-green leaves, they are easily grown in most soils and many positions. Make sure it has enough space (one or two plants are enough in a small garden). Once considered to be an aphrodisiac.

Common problems with Globe artichoke

How to propagate Globe artichoke

Suckers

Plant suckers about 1 m apart in early spring.

Other uses of Globe artichoke

Culinary