Full Sun/Partial Shade.
Prepare soil with fertilizer.
Sow seeds, suckers or tubers directly where they are to grow, cover lightly with seed raising mix.
Gently firm down and keep moist.
Thin seedlings to 60cm apart, and feed every two weeks with plant food.
Globe artichoke like to spread, so ensure the pot is 1m wide and 30cm deep.
Fill pot with potting mix and plant.
Follow seed -> harvest guide.
If you've planted Jerusalem artichokes, in autumn the plants begin to die back and, when they're completely brown the harvest can begin.
Use your hands to reach under the plant bases and pull out the tubers, they look a bit like knotted plants.
If you've planted Globe artichokes, they're generally ready to harvest in Spring.
Pick the buds when they are firm, but just before they open.
Use a sharp knife to cut the stem and leave a few centimetres of stem,.
Zone 1 - Cool
July , August , September , October
Zone 2 - Temperate
April , May , June , July , August , September
Zone 3 - Subtropical
January , February , March