Globe thistle grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Echinops also known as Globethistle, Globe thistle perennial deciduous in the summer leaf stalk edible but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-11.
Leaves color green leaves oval the edge of the leaf serrated and looks like mouth with teeth; the part of the leaf that edible is the stem of the leaf.
Globe thistle flower
Flower color blue, purple or white small flowers that grow in inflorescence in pompon shape
Globe thistle for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Globe thistle growing and care:
Well-drained soil, dry season,
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: Spines Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Aphids, spider mites Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Summer How to prune: Dead leaves and stems Size of the plant? 0.5-2 m Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower Pompon shape color can be: blue, purple or white, flowers small grow in inflorescence Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: Autumn / Winter / Spring Young fully grown take the leaf stalk from the ground How to harvest the leaves? Information about Leaf stalk it’s the edible part, the leaf serrated and looks like mouth with teeth Gunnera leaves: Uses of Globe thistle leaves: Cooked, salad Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Flower colors Blue flower Purple flower White flower Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Deciduous Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8