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Artichoke Seeds

Artichoke seeds grow into striking perennial plants known for their large, edible flower buds. They are a delicacy in many world cuisines. These plants thrive in full sun and well-drained, fertile soil. Artichokes require a bit more care and time to cultivate than other vegetables. However, the result is well worth it. They are grown as perennials in warmer climates and as annuals in cooler ones.

Survival Garden Seeds offers quality artichoke seeds for sale, which have proven to have great germination rates. Try cultivating the beautiful and tasty green globe artichoke.

Growing Artichoke Seeds in Your Garden

  • Flavorful flower buds
  • Perennial or annual, depending on the climate
  • Non-GMO, heirloom seeds
  • Excellent for gourmet meals


Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean region and have been cultivated since ancient times for their tasty buds. They also are lovely ornamental plants. Artichokes are suited to mild climates without frost, but they can be grown in cooler areas too, with the right care. Artichokes grow successfully in USDA hardiness zones 7 to 11, producing flowers for several years once properly established.


Start by planting artichoke seeds indoors, about 2 to 3 months before the last expected frost. Plant them 1/4 inch deep in soil. The seedlings should go outside only when the soil has warmed. Space them 3 to 4 feet apart as they need room to accommodate their large size at maturity. In cooler regions, artichokes are grown as annual plants. Some varieties will mature fast enough to harvest in the same year.


Artichokes require regular watering. Water helps them develop large buds. Mulching is strongly advised to assist in retaining soil moisture and controlling weeds. Artichokes are quite heavy feeders, so keep that in mind when planning their cultivation. They are typically ready for harvest before the buds are fully open but are firm and well-sized.

Our artichoke seeds produce a unique gourmet vegetable that is both beautiful and delicious. Growing artichokes adds an architectural element to your garden. Their large leaves and impressive flowers provide a taste of their native Mediterranean region from the convenience of your backyard.

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