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Imperial Star Artichoke

Big and Tasty the First Season!

Imperial Star Artichoke

Big and Tasty the First Season!

Older artichoke varieties can take multiple seasons to produce what you get in just one season with Imperial Star, with 3 times the yield! Thornless for easy picking. 85 DAYS.
SKU: 64592
$6.99
For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 25 seeds
Grows in zones: 3-9
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  • Botanical Name: Cynara scolymus 'Imperial Star'
  • Height: 3 - 4 feet.
  • Spacing: Space seed when planting 3 - 4 inches apart in rows 36 - 48 inches apart. Thin to 24 - 36 inches apart.
  • Depth: 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep.
  • Spread: 4 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Nearly 3 times the yield of older varieties - Green Globe had 6 - 10 buds per plant. Yields of 3 1/2 - 4 inch chokes (preferred by the fresh market) vary from 400 - 500 cartons per acre. Cartons average 23 lbs. each with 24 or 36 chokes per carton.
  • Size: 25 Seed Pkt
  • Fruit: Primarily green globes can have some purple tinting.
  • Days To Maturity: 85 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 10 - 21 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, artichoke.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, humus enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Comments: Produces up to 3 times the yield of older varieties in one growing season.

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