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Purple Italian Globe Artichoke OUT OF STOCK
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  • 120 Days; Open pollinated
  • Purple Italian Globe Artichoke, a purple headed variety are an Italian favorite and add color to the landscape.
  • An early spring sowing will produce a late summer or fall crop. Large tender heads with good flavor.
  • Plants are more tolerant to both heat and cold than standard green globe.


Planting Directions:   Sow seed in spring after all danger of frost has past. Seeds may also be started indoors or in cold frames. Soil temperature for germination should be 70° minimum with 80° optimum.  Transplant after all danger of frost is past. Set plants 3’ apart in rich deeply dug soil. Gather buds before they bloom. Cut back stalks after picking to encourage sucker production. Ground should be kept moist during growing season preferably with a mulch as excessive watering encourages fungus diseases. Plants should be renewed every 5 years.

 

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