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Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of 'Green Globe'.

Common names
  • Globe Artichoke

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  • Posted by eigram on Feb 17, 2018 4:47 PM concerning plant:
    We had the privilege of growing this "Show Stopper" in our front yard for several years. We always let a few bloom, but removed most to eat! One year we were out of state during the blooming season. Sad to say, all bloomed. That is a Death message to the plant. We lost it that year. It was 6 feet high and about 8-10 feet in diameter. Be sure to allow ample room for growth! It literally stopped traffic on our busy street!
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 20, 2014 11:54 PM concerning plant:
    A great ornamental plant with beautiful blooms, it needs a long, mild growing season to produce artichokes.
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