Artichoke Growing Info

 
 
When to Plant:
Start seeds indoors 10-12 weeks before last frost date. Seeds should be soaked for 24 hours to help increase germination rate. Seedlings should be hardened off before placing directly outside.
 
Fertilizing:
Heavy feeder. Apply an organic liquid fertilizer once a month.
 
Location: Planting Depth: Soil Type:
Full to Partial Sun 1/4″ Well drained, fertile soil
 
 
  Seed Spacing Row Spacing Seeds per 100′ Yield per 100′ Seeds per Acre
Artichoke
3-4′ 6′ 35 30-40 lbs. 2,600

 

 
Artichoke Seed Count 
1 Ounce: 650 Seeds
1/8 Pound: 1,300 Seeds
1/4 Pound: 2,600 Seeds
1/2 Pound: 5,200 Seeds
1 Pound: 10,400 Seeds
 
 
* These are average artichoke seed counts.  Varieties can vary.
 
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′
 

 
Weight Conversion:
1 Pound = 16 Ounces