Artichoke- Romanesco

Cynara scolymus


Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

$1.75
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Artichoke- Romanesco

Cynara scolymus


  • Perennial vegetable
  • Roman heirloom variety
  • Purple tinged globe artichokes


Perennial growing to 180cm. Thistle-like plants with silver/grey leaves. Traditional Roman variety producing large purple tinged green flowers heads with a thick chunky heart. 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
Germination: 14-21 days @ 21-26°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Row Spacing: 100cm
Plant Spacing: 100cm
Plant Height: 180cm
Position: Full sun, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 300-400 days
*Notes: Can be grown as an annual or perennial. Protect from slugs, snails and aphids.

(Product number: E6-17)
Seeds per gram: 20 seeds


SKU E6-17
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Botanical name: Cynara scolymus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 20

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