Milk thistle plant for sale – Easy plant to grow with edible flower head and leaves, mostly grown for the ornamental flowers and for the leaves, planting season in spring to summer in cold climate or autumn or winter in warm climate, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Milk thistle plant – information before buying:
Growing information: annual or biennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 6-11, but mostly grown as house plant, water needed – small to average amount, light conditions – full sun, height: 0.5-1.8 m, 20-70 inches.
Blooming in the spring in warm climate or summer in colder areas that appear in purple and rarely white color.
Leaves harvesting season in the spring to autumn and to winter in hardiness zone 10-11 that appear in green leaves sometimes with white lines color.
Alternative names: Silybum marianum, Cardus marianus, Blessed milk thistle, Mediterranean milk thistle, Variegated thistle, Scotch thistle