10 seeds Gobbo Di Nazzia Cardoon is generally grown for their thick fleshy leaf stems. its in the artichoke family and look pretty much the same in leaf shap buy looks like a giant celery plant! it's a perennial that can reach to 4.5' tall. They are Native to the Mediterranean but now grown all over the world. it is a long season plant 120-160 days
Gobbo Di Nazzia Cardoon
- Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost of spring. Transplant outside after the soil has warmed to 65˚ to 75˚F. Sow one inch deep and space 12-18 inches apart in rows 3-4 feet apart. Plants prefer full sun and moist soil with plenty of organic matter.
Harvest daily with a sharp knife during hot weather — pods taste best when young and grow quickly past the stage of prime eating. Wear gloves and long sleeves for protection from spines.Green Thumb TipSow seeds outdoors when the soil has warmed. Tolerant of heat and drought, but not of cold. Keep well picked for higher yields.DIRECT SEED 2" ApartSEED DEPTH 1/2"THIN 6-8" Apart LIGHT Full Sun