Artichoke Violet De Provence
This striking edible is a purple globe variety, similar to Green Globe in habit, but with a finer flavour, and attractive large purple thistle-like flower heads. It has many culinary purposes as well as offering a striking architectural presence in any garden.
For best results, seeds are sown directly into the ground where required in the spring. Alternatively, sow in late winter/early spring in gentle warmth, 15-20 degrees C. Prick out into small 3 inch or 7 cm. pots and plant in final position when the plants are established.
Common name:Artichoke thistle, cardone, cardoni, carduni or cardi, Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus
Packet Content:10 (Approx)