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Artichoke Seeds - Violet Globe

  • Catalogue Code 1020-2002
  • Pack Contents: 25 Seeds

Artichoke ‘Violet Globe’ produces abundant yields of tender and flavourful purple heads year after year, similar to many Artichokes but with a finer flavour.

Sow your Artichoke ‘Violet Globe’ seeds under glass or using a Windowsill Plant Propagator February-April. Transplant in June to crop autumn and the following May/June. Sow direct in March/April for cropping the following year.

Artichoke ‘Violet Globe’ is beautiful perennial to include in the border and is delicious too!

Height
4-5ft / 1.2-1.5m
Sowing distance
36in / 90cm

Features

  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Varieties that, in our selector's opinion, have exceptional flavour
  • Suitable for freezing

Growing Calendar for Artichoke Seeds - Violet Globe

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Harvest

Artichoke Seeds - Violet Globe 1020-2002

A Delicious Specimen Feature Plant

SOW INDOORS - February-April individually, 1in (2cm) deep in clean module trays of firm pre-watered seed compost. Grow under cool, light conditions.

GROW ON - Harden off before planting out in May 36in (90cm) apart.

SOW OUTDOORS - March- April thinly 1in (2cm) deep. Transplant 36in (90cm) apart to final positions in summer.

HEIGHT - 4-5ft (1.2-1.5m)

TIP - Early sowings can be harvested same year. Later sowings the following year.

Standard Seeds E.U Rules and Standards. 

24-Apr-2016
Rating:4

Good

06-Apr-2016
Rating:5

Excellent

31-Mar-2016
Rating:4

Too early to say excellent, some early success seen

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Harvest Chart for Artichoke Seeds

Product Rating J F M A M J J A S O N D
Artichoke Seeds - Green Globe 4.5
Artichoke Seeds - Violet Globe 5

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