Artichoke plant grow and care – shrub of the genus Cynara also known as Globe Artichoke, Artichoke plant annual in cold climate and in warmer climate perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-10.
Leaves size 20-60+ cm the color is green gray, the edge of the leaf spiny serrated.
Buds are the edible part, the bottom of the bud is the heart is the biggest edible part, in every bud leaf in the end it’s also edible part, the bud size 5-20 cm.
Flower color purple that grow in globe shape buds.
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Slightly acid soil, mulch
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: If ants build their nest next to the plant there is no future for this plant Spring, autumn in warmer climate Planting season: Aphids, ants, slugs Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Dead leaves Size of the plant? 1-2 m Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade (in warmer climate) No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower Purple flower that grow in globe shape buds Pollination is done by: Bees Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Annual plant, Evergreen, Herbaceous, Perennial plant, Shrub
Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Summer Harvest
Edible Bud, Edible leaves