Imperial Star Artichoke
Imperial Star ArtichokePacket: 1 gram, ~25 seeds More info
The market standard for organic production, Imperial Star Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus), produces uniform, large round globes that are delicious when young and full of heart when mature. In warmer climates can be started in the fall for spring production. Otherwise, start in spring and enjoy second year production. 120 days from seed. Perennial, but this variety performs especially well during its first year.