Emerald is a popular variety of Globe artichoke, which belongs to the Cynara genus (Cynara scolymus 'Emerald'). A type of Vegetable, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+).
Emerald Globe artichoke is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Emerald have been kindly provided by our members.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Emerald about 48 days before your last frost date.
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