Green Globe Artichoke


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Green Globe Artichoke (Cynara Scolymus) is an old-fashioned Italian variety of beautiful round, fleshy-scaled green artichokes with a light purple tinge and thick, flavorful hearts. Green Globe Artichoke plants can grow up to 6 feet tall with artichoke buds 3-5 inches in diameter. This hardy plant can be grown as a perennial in warmer climates or overwintered in colder climates.

Species Artichoke, Green Globe
Plant Size 6 feet tall

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Annual, Perennial Zones 7-10
Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

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Planting Instructions:

Plant seedlings 1/4 inch deep indoors 8-12 weeks before last frost, keep soil at 65F. Option:  When seedling forms 2-3 leaves, vernalize by placing in refrigerator or  in environments of 50F temperatures or colder to enhance growth. Direct sowing outdoors is possible but maturation may be slower. Transplant the seedlings outside two weeks after the last spring frost. Artichokes can also be Fall planted, especially in warmer climates.

Within-Row Spacing 4 feet
Between-Row Spacing 6 feet

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 120 mg 5%
Potassium 474 mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g 4%
Dietary fiber 7 g 28%
Sugar 1.3 g
Protein 4.2 g 8%
Vitamin C 25% Calcium 5%
Iron 8% Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin B-6 5% Cobalamin 0%
Magnesium 19%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.