Green Globe is a popular Artichoke with thick tasty hearts, tender leaves, and a nutty flavor. The heads are 3”-5” wide, medium green, and tinged with purple.
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Green Globe is a popular Artichoke with thick tasty hearts, tender leaves, and a nutty flavor.
The heads are 3”-5” wide, medium green, and tinged with purple.
The plants are attractive in their own right and add ornamental appeal to the garden.
Although grown as an Annual in zones 3-6, in zones 7-9 they can live for five to seven years or more as a perennial.
Maturity is around 85 days, and they are not too fussy about soil but require water in dry conditions.
Slugs can be a problem with artichokes!
Artichokes flower from seed the first year, and it’s best to cut the first buds before they flower which encourages secondary buds to appear for a higher yield.
|Zones:||All Zones (Grow as an Annual), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Growth Cycle:||South Perennial/North Annual, Perennial|
|Water Needs:||Moderate, High, Moderate/High|
|Height:||i: Up to 5 Feet|
|Soil Type:||All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil|
|Maturity (Vegetables Only)||80 - 85, 75 - 80|
|Growing Instructions:||Direct sow Spring or Fall or: Start indoors 2-3 months before last frost in fridge for 14 days then sow ½” deep and keep at 60-70F. When leafed keep below 50F for 12-20 days. Transplant after last frost 3 feet apart in rows 5 feet apart.|