Grow artichokes anywhere, even in northern gardens. This variety has more uniform plant size, reduced spines, and better production—an improvement of the original, 1863 heirloom, ‘Green Globe’. Provide plenty of room and fertile soil and you’ll be rewarded with 3 to 5 fresh, delicious artichokes. Perennial in USDA zones 7-10. In cold climates, grow as an annual. Grows up to 5′ tall and 4″-8″ wide. Botanical Interests’® Green Glove Improved Artichoke Seeds have been verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 18 feet.
150-180 days to maturity.
Outdoors: Not recommended in cold climates. In mild climates, sow in fall for harvest the following spring.
Indoors: In cold climates, sow in 4″ biodegradable pots 12 weeks before your average last spring frost date. Transplant outside 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 70°–80°F. Protect seedlings from frost. In mild climates, sow in 4″ biodegradable pots in early fall. Transplant outdoors 6 weeks before your average first frost date, when soil temperature is at least 60°F.
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