Violet de Provence Artichoke
180 Days. This French heirloom is noted for its fine flavor, pretty purple buds, and lovely large, ornamental plants, especially when blooms open. Rare outside Europe.
- 180 Days
- Full Sun Sprouts in 10-21 Days
- Seed Depth: 1/4" to 1/2"
- Ideal Temperature: 60-80 Degrees F
- Plant Spacing: 18"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Growing Tips: Sow indoors 2-3 months before average last frost. Transplant to rich, deep, well-drained soil. Seedlings require chill period (nights below 45F but above freezing) to produce 'chokes.