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Growing Artichokes (Globe)

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
                P P P  

(Best months for growing Artichokes (Globe) in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 15°C and 18°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 160 - 200 cm apart
  • Harvest in 42-57 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Needs a lot of space. Best in separate bed

Your comments and tips

31 Jan 19, Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Might need some looking after in this heat. Good luck!
15 Nov 18, Wendy (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I would love the pickling recipe too using olive oil. thanks
15 Nov 18, Mike (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Research it on the internet - google.
01 Nov 18, Gary Sant (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I had an artichoke plant last year which produced a few fruit. The plant disappeared at the end of the season. Will it sprout out of the ground again this year? I hope so.
01 Nov 18, Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
It sounds like it died. Did you have frosts in winter. Read the notes here and maybe a bit of research on the net. I would plant another couple subject to your weather conditions.
07 Nov 18, Gary Sant (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Thanks Mike. No frosts were I live in Sydney. But I think you are right and it died. ☹️
16 Jul 18, Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
On Zone 13b it has no planting date - so probably won't grow. In tropics in Australia it says plant April to July. You could try.
13 Jul 18, timothy Bryan hawaii (USA - Zone 13b climate)
Anyone grown Artichokes in Hawaii? I'm on the North Shore so its pretty rainy periodically, but temps are in the 70s-80s. Basically its the windward side of the island on Maui. My wife loves them so i'd like to try I already bought two plants any suggestions would be great!! thanks!
05 Apr 18, Denise Gibson (New Zealand - temperate climate)
We have some artichoke plants which I grew from seed and we had a few fruits last season. There are a few off shoots on all of the plants and I would like to know what time of the year I could divide my plants. Another question: Two of the plants did not have fruit as such and the plant itself was very thorny and the fruit was so thorny that you could not touch them. Do they have male and female plants? Thank you very much.
15 Nov 18, Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I suggest you look up google about growing and pollination etc.
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Anyone grown Artichokes in Hawaii? I'm on the North Shore so its pretty rainy periodically, but temps are in the 70s-80s. Basically its the windward side of the island on Maui. My wife loves them so i'd like to try I already bought two plants any suggestions would be great!! thanks!

- timothy Bryan hawaii

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