The artichoke is an edible flower. The flower bud is edible before the flower itself blooms. It is a great antioxidant.



Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: Transplants: Plant outdoors in early spring.

Fall: Perennial Plant (produce for multiple years).

Preferred Growing Climate: Cool summers and mild winters

Planting Depth: Perennial Plant (produce for multiple years)

Plant Spacing: 4-6′

Days to Germinate: N/A

Days to Harvest: 150-180 days

In Season:


Pairs Well With:

Bacon, chicken, spinach, eggplant, potatoes

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 47

% Daily Value*

Total fat: 0.2 g    0%

Saturated fat: 0 g    0%

Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g

Monounsaturated fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg    0%

Sodium: 94 mg    3%

Potassium: 370 mg    10%

Total Carbohydrate: 11 g    3%

Dietary fiber: 5 g    20%

Sugar: 1 g

Protein: 3.3 g    6%

Vitamin A: 0%    Vitamin C: 19%

Calcium: 4%    Iron: 7%

Vitamin D: 0%    Vitamin B-6: 5%

Vitamin B-12: 0%    Magnesium: 15%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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