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Imperial Star Artichoke Seed

Big and Tasty the First Season!

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Imperial Star Artichoke Seed

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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