Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

GLOBE ARTICHOKE 'VIOLETTO'

GLOBE ARTICHOKE 'VIOLETTO'

Cynara scolymus 'Violetto'
Member $6.95
Non-Member $8.95
Ornamental and edible, the purple buds are considered to be the best eating form of artichoke, while the arching silver leaves create a striking garden statement. This dual purpose plant is the perfect addition to the permaculture garden. Produces up to 8 main buds as well as dozens of baby 'chokes throughout the season. Can be cut back hard after harvest.
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PLANTS: WGLA
Due to quarantine, cannot post to NT

Growing Information

Heat Zone 1 - 8
Height To 1.2m
Position in FULL SUN
Flowers Oct - Apr
Harvest in Oct - Apr
Pot Size: Midi Pot
Cold Zone 7 - 10
Width To 1m
Drought tolerant once established
HERBACEOUS/SEMI-DECIDUOUS

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

GLOBE ARTICHOKE 'VIOLETTO'

Cynara scolymus 'Violetto'
Member $6.95
Non-Member $8.95
Ornamental and edible, the purple buds are considered to be the best eating form of artichoke, while the arching silver leaves create a striking garden statement. This dual purpose plant is the perfect addition to the permaculture garden. Produces up to 8 main buds as well as dozens of baby 'chokes throughout the season. Can be cut back hard after harvest.
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PLANTS: WGLA
Due to quarantine, cannot post to NT
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BULBS: BGACOG
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PLANTS: RCOOW
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Member $49.95
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Membership: MNE2SP2
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