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Artichoke Green Globe Seeds

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Artichoke Green Globe Seeds - Irish Plants Direct
This heirloom variety produces large edible green heads that when cooked have an excellent flavour. 
Grow in the vegetable patch or amongst the plants in a decorative border. 
Seed Qty 40
☀️Sow February - June
☀️ Germination 7 - 21 days
☀️ All soil types that are acidic, alkaline or neutral
☀️ Harvest June onwards 
☀️ Companion Plants peas, brassica, sunflower, tarragon
Harvest when they are the size of a golf ball
☀️ A good source of vitamin C and K
☀️ Boil or steam the heads then remove the leaf scales
Artichoke need a well drained soil so if the soil is heavy add some horticultural grit to the planting hole. 
Do not harvest the first year. 
Sow thinly from February - March indoors onto moist compost.
When the plants are large enough to handle transfer to small pots to grow on. 
Harden off the plants, gradually accustom them to the outside then plant out where they are to grow when the risk of frost has passed. 
Alternatively sow outside during April where they are to grow sowing 2-3 seeds 1.5cm deep into finely raked well drained soil that has already been watered and 30cm apart.
Thin the seedling to 1 metre apart to grow on and keep well watered until the plants are established.
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