Artichoke- Purple of Romagna

Cynara scolymus


Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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Artichoke- Purple of Romagna

Cynara scolymus


  • Perennial vegetable
  • Italian heirloom variety
  • Purple artichokes


Perennial growing to 100cm. Thistle-like plants with silver/grey leaves. Produces medium to large green/purple flowers heads which are eaten as a vegetable. Italian heirloom variety, very popular with chefs as they are more tender than other varieties. Can be grown as an ornamental. Flowers can be dried and used in arrangements.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 10mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 100cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Plant Spacing: 80cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Plant Height: 100cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 300-400 days
*Notes: Can be grown as an annual or perennial. Protect from slugs, snails and aphids.

(Product number: G5-19)
Seeds per gram: 20 seeds


SKU G5-19
Botanical name: Cynara scolymus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 20

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