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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 59°F and 64°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 63 - 79 inches apart
  • Harvest in 42-57 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Needs a lot of space. Best in separate bed

Your comments and tips

16 Nov 16, Rene (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Got mine at Faithful to Nature (online store) and I am very impressed. They deliver anywhere in SA
16 Oct 16, elkana mhlanga (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Hie iam in protea glen and would like to know from which place can I buy artichokes I desperately need it.thankyo
24 Sep 16, Antonie Rad (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
I am staying in Kempton Park. Have been to all nearby nurseries and can not get any artichokes to buy. Please give me places/nurseries where I can get some. Thank you.
03 Oct 16, Rene (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Hi there! If you still cannot find, I just ordered some seed from Faithful to Nature online. Great variety of seeds available.
29 Sep 16, Andrea (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Try Lifestyle Garden Centre off Byers Naude Drive in Randburg. They sometimes have more usual veggies and fruits as well as herbs. You should be able to Google them and get their contact details. Good luck :)
11 Sep 16, YVETTE ANN MARIE B. LACSON (Australia - tropical climate)
Am from the Philippines, can artichokes grow here?
04 Sep 16, Magdalize (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Kirchoff's (the seed brand) sells them
25 Aug 16, Mark Nathan (South Africa - Semi-arid climate)
Best place to buy in johannesburg
12 Aug 16, Steve (Australia - temperate climate)
Try artichokes. I just dug a hole and throw in a bucket of compost then plant at about 4-6 inches and leave alone. I put them in along a south facing fence about 6 feet apart. They do need tying in later in summer so I just use the fence for this.
07 Aug 16, Atef (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
Hi guys , I really have the seeds of artichokes and want to grow them but I've read many articles that confusing me about the temp , time ,,,,,, Would you please explain easily how to grow them at home garden . Thank you
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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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