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Cynara scolymus Violet Globe

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 433944

Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: VIOLET
Fruit: dark GREEN flushed PURPLE VIOLET
Foliage: not very spiny
Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
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Common names for Cynara scolymus Violet Globe:

Artichoke Violet Globe, 


Cynara scolymus Violet Globe is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

19:   Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
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44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
83:   Vegetable Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.
246:  Asteraceae
708:  Compositae
952:   Wholesale Selection


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Germination guide for Cynara scolymus Violet Globe

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.

Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet, the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Cynara scolymus Violet Globe seeds will usually germinate in 14-30 days.
Sow Cynara scolymus Violet Globe seeds about 13mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 10°C.

Can be sown In situ.


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