Artichoke Violet de Provence is a purple globe variety, similar to Green Globe in habit, but with a finer flavour, and attractive large purple thistle-like flower heads.
Artichoke is best sown during the spring in modules and planted out in early summer. Cropping usually starts in the second year and plants remain productive for up to 4 years.
|Artichoke Violet de Provence Sowing Guidelines |
|When to Sow Seeds: ||Mid February to April |
|Germination Temperature: ||16C + |
|Cover Seed: ||Lightly |
|Time to Germinate: ||14 Days |
|Frost Hardy: ||Yes |
|Spacing Between Plants: ||90cm |
|Row Spacing ||90cm |
|Plant Height: ||120cm + |