Beautiful Italian heirloom is one of the earliest and most productive artichokes. Tender, tasty, 3 inch violet buds appear on silvery, spineless, 5 foot plants. 85-100 days from transplant. OP
Care: Plant 3′ apart in rows 3′ apart in full sun. Harvest before flowers start to open. In October, cut back to 8-10″ from ground & mulch with straw or leaves. Uncover in April.