The Green Globe is America's most popular artichoke! Large flower buds, harvest when plump, ornamental with bold blue 6" flowers. Artichokes are a very tender plant. With thick, fleshy scales and solid center, the flower heads should be harvested when they're young. Native to the Mediterranean, globe artichokes have been grown in the US since Colonial times. Provided with a protective cover, the artichokes will successfully overwinter in colder areas.
A high yielding delicious tuber! Jerusalem Artichokes, aka Sunchokes, are great for winter markets as they store well. A carefree plant that produces heavy yields of tubers. Stampede is early producing giving you a jump on other growers. They store well and can be eaten raw or cooked. Winter hardy in severe cold. Grows fast and should be given room to grow.
The Imperial Star is a green growing artichoke that is perfect for annual harvest! Imperial Star will produce well-developed artichokes the first year from seed. Plants become 1 1/2-3' tall and have an open growth habit. Each typically produces 1-2 primary buds, which average 3-4" in diameter, and 5-7 smaller secondary buds.