Height: 6 foot Aspect: Sun Soil Type: Prefers lighter soil (not too nutrient rich) Uses: Culinary Care: Cut back dead foliage in the autumn but mulch the crowns to protect from frost Usually available: March to September Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Artichoke, Globe – Cynara cardunculus is a tall and impressively ornamental , this plant requires quite a bit of space! Much sort after as an attractive addition to both flower and vegetable gardens. Large silvery, serrated leaves with thistle-like flowers. For culinary purposes, harvest the flower head before the buds open.