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Product Code: V 2
Characteristics: Perennial thistle 1.4-2 m
Seed per packet: 10
Perhaps the best known artichoke variety. The flower buds are edible in the early summer, each plant producing 3-4 the first year with good tender hearts.
A hardy variety does well in cooler climates.
Prefers a deep rich soil in an open sunny position, frost resistant but drought tender.
Tropical: Autumn and Winter.
Temperate: Spring and Autumn.
Sow: 5mm deep.
For best results sow directly into soil where they are to grow.
Germination: 5-7 days.
Plant space: 60cm
Row space: 60 cm
Maturity: 52 weeks
Feed regularly with a soluble fertiliser for stronger plants.To promote new growth harvest continuously.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.