Cardoon for sale – Easy plant to grow with edible leaves, also grown for the ornamental flowers and leaves, planting in spring to summer, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Cardoon – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial or annual plant, growing hardiness zone: 7-10 (and in colder area as annual), water needed – average to big amount, light conditions – full sun to partial shade, height: 0.5-2m 2-7 feet.
Blooming in the spring to summer autumn winter in head shaped flowers that appear in purple color.
Leaves harvesting in the summer to autumn, leaves can be used cooked.
Alternative names: Artichoke thistle, Cynara cardunculus