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Cardoon

NZ $3.95

Description

Grown around the Mediterranean for its edible Celery-like stalks, but is mainly grown as a magnificent foliage plant, with Thistle-like blue or purple flowers that bloom in late summer. Very popular for flower arrangements and closely related to the Globe Artichoke.

Matures first season from transplant.

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Cynara cardunculus

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
21-27 10-12 100cm-icon 100cm Warmer Temps 2.3 50 Transplant-icon Transplant Gourmet Vegetable-icon Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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