Artichoke & Cardoon

composite plants, daisy family Cynara cardunculus

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Artichoke Artichoke

Artichokes are perennial plants with a productive period of 3 to 4 years. This robust variety grows strong plants with a height of about 1.5 m. The flower buds can be harvested just before the bloom, or left to flower for those who want to enjoy their beautiful purple color.

Artichokes prefer rich, fertile soil. Sow them in march indoors in seed trays, and plant them from mid-may at a distance of 1x1 meters. Produces the first artichokes in the second year. Not winter hardy, protect by covering.

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De Genève Cardoon

In Geneva, the cardoon is a tradional speciality for Christmas feasts. After removing the thorns, the thick leaves are cooked and gratinated in a Béchamel sauce. The plant produces beautiful flowers.

Aussaat im April in Saatschalen, ab Ende Mai im Abstand von 1x1 Meter ins Freiland pflanzen. Kardy braucht viel Platz, jede Pflanze braucht einen Quadratmeter. Ab Ende Oktober können die dicken Blattstiele geerntet werden.

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