Cardoon - Cynara cardunculus var. altilis

When to plant iSowing / transplanting
When to harvest iHarvest period
Height iAverage height
48 inches (122 cm)
Planting distance iPlanting distance
21 inches (53 cm)
Sowing depth iSowing depth
0.25 inches (0.6 cm)
Cardoon growing conditions
Relative growing difficulty iRelative growing difficulty
Soil & fertilization iSoil & fertilization difficulty
Care & maintenance iCare & maintenance difficulty
Pest & diseases iPests & diseases difficulty
Sun / Shade iSun / shade tolerance
Ideal soil type iIdeal soil types
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Moisture / drainage iSoil drainage
USDA growing zone rangeiUSDA hardiness growing zones
RHS hardiness iRHS hardiness rating
Photo by Keith H
Common names: Artichoke Thistle, globe artichoke

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