Information for Cynara cardunculus Cardoon

Approximately 25.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Cynara cardunculus Cardoon - 1  packet for 8 Euros
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon - 25  gram for 10 Euros
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon - 100  gram for 22 Euros
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon - 150  gram for 31 Euros
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon - 200  gram for 37 Euros
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon - 250  gram for 44 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 816
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:6
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: BLUE-VIOLET, thistle-like invol. to 6x5.5cm., spiny
Fruit: (leaf stalks tied to blanch)(sow 100gr. for 1000 plants)
Foliage: to 50cm., pinnatifid, SILVERY-WHITE tomentose, spiny, ornamental
Height in meters: 2

Common names for Cynara cardunculus Cardoon: Alcachofa,  Alcachofra,  Alcaucil,  Artichaut commun,  Artichoke Thistle,  Artischocke,  Cardo,  Cardo de Comer,  Cardon,  Cardon d'Espagne,  Cardon sauvage,  Cardoon,  Cardy,  Gemusse Artischoke,  Kardone,  Scotch Thistle,  Wild Artichoke,  Yabani Emginar, 

Cynara cardunculus Cardoon is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
19:   Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
78:   South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants
80:   South West European Native and Introduced Plants
83:   Vegetable Seed List
160:   Salad Vegetable Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
246:  Asteraceae
708:  Compositae
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon seeds will usually germinate in 14-30 days. Sow seeds about 13mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 10C.

Can be sown In situ.

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