to Maturity: 85
No genetic engineering used in the production of these seeds
Organically grown seeds
Produces artichokes the first season from seed
Germination rate: 80%
Easiest to grow from seed. Specifically bred for annual production, Imperial Star produces artichokes the first season from seed. Typically 6-8 mature buds, avg. 3-4″ diam., per plant; plants 3-4′ tall, spreading. Perennial to Zone 7; otherwise, treat as an annual.
Artichoke Violet Seeds
Artichoke Violet (Cynara Scolymus) – The Globe Artichoke has a tuberous root, but it is the large flower-buds that form the edible portion of the plant. The expanded flower has much resemblance to a large thistle. The flower buds are edible in the early summer, each plant producing 3 – 4 the first year. Each
Purple Romagna Jumbo Artichoke Seeds
A favorite of chefs, this Italian artichoke grows large-hearted heads that vary in color from green to purple. It is valued for its tenderness and beautiful appearance.
Artichoke Green Globe 20 Heirloom Seeds
The Green Globe Artichoke is the king of the artichokes. Its the one you’re most likely to find in your local supermarket or at your favorite restaurant. In addition to its delicious taste, the foliage of the Green Globe Artichoke is very attractive, and provides a welcomed aesthetic addition to the garden even after harvest.