Purple Of Romagna
:: HEIRLOOM ::
Sow In :: Spring
Germination :: 10-14 days (18-25°C)
Harvest :: 15 weeks
Position :: Full Sun
This attractive globe artichoke has stunning purple and green flower heads (chokes) with beautiful silver blue foliage. In late summer the flower heads bloom in a spectacular display of purple-pink. Also, these gourmet chokes are tender and delicious when cooked... They must be harvested at the bud stage before the flower matures. Artichokes look absolutely stunning grown as ornamentals, they make a bold structural statement in the garden and the massive flowers are just amazing when used in floral arrangements. Grows to 150-180cm high.
Seeds per packet :: 20
Sow seeds 10mm deep direct into prepared seedbeds or trays. Seeds can be started indoors and transplanted outdoors when large enough to handle. Water in well and keep moist. Grows to 150-180cm in height. Very hardy.
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