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Cynara scolymus : fact sheet


Species name:
Cynara scolymus
Common names:
Artichokes ,Artisjok ,GREEN GLOBE,
Description:
Globe Artichoke, GREEN GLOBE, Vegetable, Erect Herbaceous Perennial Seed from Ball Straathof

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 150cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Fairly hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Erect - Perennials
Usage:
Vegetables ,Animal Fodder ,Edible Flower Bud ,Edible Leaves ,Edible Stalk/Stem/Branch/Trunk/Bark ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Thorny/Spiny/Prickly/Bristly/Sharp-edged ,Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

Stellenbosch
cell: 0794992209
tel: 0794992209
email: bridgetkitley@gmail.com
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Green Cube

Cape Town
tel: 0834353197
email: arlo@greencube.co.za
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Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
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