SL0590 - Artichoke Thislte, Cardoon (perennial) (Code: SL0590)


Antique type, related to the artichoke. A perennial. The leafstalks, which are covered by dark plastic a few weeks before harvesting in order to blanch them, have a fresh taste. When harvested early (August) unblanched they are still juicy and tender. When harvested late (October) the taste is somewhat bitter and the crop a little tougher. The inner veins, the heart and the flower are edible. Sow as of April in a greenhouse, in early May in the garden. Both the leaves and flowers are attractive.

Manufacturer: Sluis Garden
from 5 Piece EUR 1,62 / Piece
Price: EUR 1,70
Incl. 6 % TAX plus shipping
Weight: 0,001 Kg
Latin name: Cynara cardunculus
Sow indoor: April, May
Sow outdoor: May, June, July, August
Flowering / Harvest: June, July, August, September, October
Labels: Gouwe ouwe / heritage
Row width (cm): 50
Depth sowing (cm): 1
Sowing temperature (°C): 14
Days to germinate (days): 20
Number of seeds: 30
EAN13: 8711441105903
Color: Green, Purple