'Artichoke- Colorado Red Star' seeds
Synonyms: Cynara cardunculus
- Perennial 60cm
- Purple or purple-tinged buds
- Grows well from seed
An early maturing variety of globe artichoke that grows well from seed, flowering in its first season. Plants are 30-90cm tall with spiny stems. The buds are are purple or green with purple tinges and 5-10cm in diameter. Each plant produces multiple buds per stem. A perennial that can be grown as an annual in cool climates.
Seeds per gram: 20
Product code: B6-16
Best Months to Sow
Quick Sowing Guide
|Season||Autumn or Spring|
|Germination||14-21 days @ 21-26°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle||Hardy Perennial|
|Position||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days Until Maturity||90 days|
*Notes: Can be grown as an annual or perennial. Protect from slugs and snails.
How To Grow
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