Artichoke Seeds - Violet Globe

Marshalls

£2.29

Catalogue Code: 1020-2002

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Abundant yields of tender and flavourful purple artichokes. Beautiful in the flower border.

Key Features

  • Hardy perennial
  • Prefers full sun

Pack Contents: 25x Seeds

Height: 4-5ft / 1.2-1.5m

Description

  • Delicious purple heads
  • Attractive border plant
  • Produces more heads each year

'Violet Globe’ produces abundant yields of tender and tasty purple heads year after year, similar to many artichokes but with a finer flavour.

This is also a decorative beautiful perennial to include in the border!  Produces a small crop in its first year, which becomes bigger in subsequent years.

Growing Calendar

J Jan F Feb M Mar A Apr M May J June J Jul A Aug S Sep O Oct N Nov D Dec
Sow Indoors
Sow Outdoors
Plant Outdoors
Harvest

How to Guide

Sow Indoors

February-April: Sow individually, 1in (2cm) deep in clean module trays of firm pre-watered seed compost. Grow under cool, light conditions.

 

Sow Outdoors

March- April: Sow thinly 1in (2cm) deep. Transplant to final positions in summer.

 

Sowing Distance

36in / 90cm

 

Plant Out

Harden off before planting out in May.

 

Tips

Early sowings can be harvested same year, later sowings the following year.