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How to Grow Artichokes

How to Grow Artichokes, including how to plant artichoke seedlings, how to plant artichokes in containers, and how to care for artichoke seedlings.


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Many factors can affect the texture of the bud we eat, but the most important for bud tenderness is water. Artichokes need plenty of water to produce those big, succulent buds. You may need to water up to three times a week during a hot, dry spell, especially if it occurs while the buds are forming. Like too little water, an unexpected late frost can also toughen or destroy developing buds.


Globe Artichoke border, perennial, full sun, drought tolerant. Yummy and punk rock flowers! From: Growing Artichoke - Bonnie Plants


Interesting plant combination: Rhubarb & cardoon or globe artichoke -- I think it would look even better with some tall flowers in the back, cosmos? Maybe with an additional layer of lovage?


How to Plant ARTICHOKE Seeds For really big, heavy blooming plants, start seed indoors in 4 inch containers, 5-6 weeks before the last spring frost. Plant only your best seedlings into the garden 3 feet apart. About 20% of the seedlings will be of low vigor and should be discarded. In zones 7 and above, artichoke plants may also be started from seeds, from late spring through late summer, for large, productive plants the following season.

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Growing Artichokes: How To Grow Artichokes In The Home Garden

It’s best to grow artichoke plants where the summers are cool and mild and where temperatures never fall below 25 degrees F., like coastal California where growing artichokes is a commercial enterprise; but if your garden doesn’t fit the profile, don’t despair.