Artichoke & Cardoon

Nickname:
taufgardner
Date:
March 9, 2012
          5.0
 
Great 'choke done right
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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I live in Zone 5 and have successfully grown them and harvested big 'chokes the first year by setting them out in the "iffy" weeks prior to danger of frost passing (50-70 degree days and 30-40 degree nights). If it freezes, I bring them in, if it gets too warm, I put in shade. More work, yes, but worth it, because this is the best variety of artichoke of the five that I have grown. I only grow artichokes as an annual and this one outproduces Imperial Star for me when grown as described above. (I think the process is called vernalization).

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

 
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