Artichoke Seeds | Green Globe

Artichoke Seeds | Green Globe

Grow your own Green Globe artichokes with our pack of 150 seeds. Ideal for USDA Zones 7-11, these seeds produce large, flavorful buds known for their nutty and sweet taste. Perfect for gardeners of all levels, they promise high yields and can be grown as perennials or annuals depending on your climate. Start your rewarding gardening journey with these easy-to-grow seeds and enjoy homegrown artichokes from your backyard.


More about Artichoke Seeds | Green Globe

Product Overview

Start an enriching gardening adventure with our Artichoke Seeds – Green Globe variety. This pack includes about 150 seeds, allowing you to plant and nurture your own artichokes at home. The Green Globe variety is celebrated for its sizable, flavorful, and tender green buds. Known for its abundant yield and vigorous growth, it’s an excellent option for gardeners at any skill level.

Key Features

– Variety: Green Globe
– Quantity: Approximately 150 seeds
– Type: Perennial
– Flavor Profile: Offers a nutty and subtly sweet taste
– Bud Size: Large, with a plentiful edible portion
– Climate Tolerance: Performs well in a variety of climates, particularly thriving in cooler temperatures
– Yield: High

Growing Guide

1. Soil Preparation: Select well-draining soil that’s rich in organic matter. Artichokes do best in soil with a pH of 6.5 to 7.5. Enrich the planting area with compost or aged manure to boost fertility.

2. Sowing: Begin seeds indoors 8 to 12 weeks before the last expected frost, planting them ¼ inch deep in moist, but not wet, soil. Germination should occur within 14 to 21 days.

3. Transplanting: Once seedlings have grown and there’s no longer a risk of frost, transplant them outdoors, spacing them 4 to 6 feet apart to allow ample growth space.

4. Watering: Artichokes require consistent moisture to thrive. Keep the soil evenly moist and consider mulching to retain moisture and suppress weeds.

5. Feeding: Use a balanced liquid fertilizer every four weeks during the growing season to support growth and bud production.

6. Harvesting: Artichokes are ready for harvest when the buds are about 4 inches in diameter, usually before they open, often in their second year. Cut the buds with a few inches of stem attached.

7. Pest and Disease Management: Monitor for pests like aphids and slugs, and use organic control methods when possible. Crop rotation and cleanliness can help prevent diseases.

Recommended Growing Zones

Artichokes are best suited for USDA Growing Zones 7-11. In these zones, they can be grown as perennials, offering yields for several years. Gardeners in cooler zones can still enjoy growing artichokes by treating them as annuals or providing winter protection to perennial plants.

Tips for Success

– Be patient, as artichokes typically produce buds in their second year.
– In cooler climates outside of the recommended zones, provide winter protection to ensure your artichokes survive to the next season.
– Regular checks for pests and diseases are crucial to keep your plants healthy and productive.

Our Green Globe Artichoke Seeds are your ticket to cultivating a beautiful and delicious garden feature. Following this guide, especially considering the recommended growing zones will help ensure a bountiful harvest of homegrown artichokes. Enjoy the process and the fruits of your labor in your culinary creations. Happy gardening!