ARTICHOKE, Imperial Star

The thornless Imperial Star produces 4.5″ (11cm) sweet, mild artichokes the first year from mid-summer through fall. The round chokes are easy to harvest and mature at a pace so you have a long harvesting window. The grey/green-foliaged plants can be planted in your ornamental garden.

Maturity95 days
Height48" (122 cm)
Spacing36 - 48" (91 - 122 cm)
LightFull sun
SoilDeep, rich, loose, and well-draining soil.
pH Range6.5 to 8.0
WateringKeep soil evenly moist.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen=high, Phosphorus=high, Potassium=high