Artichoke, Purple Romagna (Cynara scolymus) - 25 Seeds
Are you looking for a delectable vegetable to add to your garden? Look no further than Artichoke, Purple Romagna (Cynara scolymus)! This marvelous heirloom variety is sure to impress with its large, globe-shaped heads and stunning purple color. Not only are these vegetables easy to grow – but they’re resistant to pests too! Artichoke, Purple Romagna also produces hearty and flavorful hearts that can be enjoyed in many delicious dishes. Whether you like them roasted, grilled, or steamed, this open-pollinated and non-GMO variety is the perfect addition to any vegetable garden -- or even container gardens. So if you’re looking for a unique and tasty vegetable that packs a nutritious punch - then don’t miss out on Artichoke, Purple Romagna!
- Latin Name: Cynara scolymus
- Type: Perennial
- USDA Zone: 7-10
- Germination Time: 7-14 days
- Days to Maturity: 140-150 days
- Plant Height: 3-4 feet
- Heirloom, Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated
For best results, start Artichoke, Purple Romagna seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost date. Transplant the seedlings into the garden when they are at least 6 inches tall and the weather has warmed. Optimal germination temperature is 70-75°F. Artichokes are heavy feeders and will benefit from a light application of compost or fertilizer in early spring. Space the plants 24-36 inches apart in well-drained soil in a location that receives full sun. Water the plants regularly, especially during dry spells.