A relative of the thistle, the leaves and heart of globe artichokes are edible (the hearts are delicious pickled). They're ideal in the flower garden too, attracting bees to the flowers if left unharvested. Jerusalem artichokes which belong to the sunflower family, have a distinctive smoky flavour and are perfect roasted or added to stews and casseroles.
6 x 9cm potted artichoke plants (3 of each variety)
Artichokes are imposing plants, grown for their large edible flower buds.Hearts and leaf scales are delicious steamed and dipped in melted butter. We recommend removing any initial flower buds after planting to allow plants to fully establish, so as to provide a good crop every summer for up to 4 years. This collection comprises of 3 plants each of Artichoke 'Imperial Star' and Artichoke 'Italian Purple' More Info
6 x 9cm potted artichoke plants (3 of each variety) (TKA1245) Save £9.99Despatch: by end of May 2018
Artichoke 'Imperial Star' is an impressive cropper even in its first year, forming very large buds, for an early harvest. Artichokes are imposing plants, grown for their large edible flower buds More Info
3 x 9cm potted artichoke plants (TKA1243) Despatch: by end of May 2018
Globe Artichoke 'Green Globe Improved' bears larger, heavier, and more consistent quality globe-shaped heads. The characteristic sharp spines have been greatly reduced in this improved variety. The astonishingly tasty hearts make a supreme delicacy when pickled, and the base of the leaves can be eaten too. This majestic perennial vegetable makes an attractive addition to any vegetable plot. It is ideal for the flower garden too, attracting bees to its thistle like flowers when left unharvested. Height: 180cm (71"). Spread: 75cm (30") More Info
1 packet (40 globe artichoke seeds) (TT00563) 5 packets for the price of 4Despatch: within 24 hours