Globe (French/Green) Artichoke

Globe artichokes (Cynara scolymus), also known as Green or French artichokes, are large, architectural perennial plants that are grown for their flower buds that can be eaten.

How To Grow

Can be grown from seed or young plants. Seed grown plants will flower in the first year. Use a mulch of straw or compost to protect the plants over winter.

How/When To Harvesting

Planting Schedules for Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Sow Indoors / Plant Out

Sow Indoors
Plant Out
  • Sow Depth: 0 cm
  • Spacing Between Rows: 100 cm
  • Spacing Along Row: 100 cm
  • Number plants per Square Foot: 0.18580608