Imperial Star Artichoke Seed

Imperial Star Artichoke Seed

Latin Name: Cynara scolymus

Product ID#: RA8080-8562

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Good for Cutting
Growing Conditions Field Crop
Additional Characteristics Start Early for Transplants, Good for Overwintering, Easy to Grow, Early Harvest
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 85 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Half Hardy
Plant Height 41 - 60 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Edible
Shape Ball, Textural, Oval
  • 1 packet

* Required Fields



Imperial Star Artichoke, PVP is the earliest production crop available in our artichoke offerings. Prolific 2' to 4' foot plants produce true green globes averaging 3" to 4" inches in diameter and 1 to 2 primary buds with 5 to 7 secondary bud globes per plant in their first year flowering. Ideally grown as an annual in colder climates, Imperial Star grows 48" inches wide and prefers warmer, full sun locations with good drainage for optimum production and will typically perennialize in zones 7 and above. Imperial Star is particularly well suited for Pacific Northwest growing conditions. 85 days to harvest. Packet: 25 seeds.

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