Plant Catalog - CYNARA S IMPROVED GREEN GLOBE
CYNARA S IMPROVED GREEN GLOBE
Cynara scolymus 'Improved Green Globe'
Improved Green Glove Artichoke
An ornamental Mediterranean plant that produces large, rounded, edible artichokes. Foliage is broad, arching and silver-green. Purple, thistle-like flowers develop from unharvested fruits and attract bees. This hybrid selection is improved to have a more consistent harvest and less spines.
USDA zones: 8 - 9
Sunset zones: 8, 9, 14 - 24; annual in 11 - 13
Mature size: 4 - 6 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun
Water needs: regular water