Artichoke Purple of Romagna Vegetable Seeds


  • Italian heirloom variety.
  • Beautiful ornamental plant.
  • Edible, purple ‘thistle’ flowers.
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Artichoke Purple of Romagna Vegetable Seeds – Heirloom & Bulk

  • Tender, purple artichokes.
  • Popular variety with chefs.
  • Grows up to 150 cm height.
  • Well suited to warm climates.
  • Harvest before the artichoke flowers bloom; or enjoy this plant for it’s stunning ornamental flowers.

Growing Instructions

Row Spacing

100 cm apart

Plant Spacing

80 cm

Sowing Depth

1 cm

Germination Soil Temperature

20 - 25 °C

Germination Days

14 - 21 days

Days to Maturity

12 - 18 months.

Planting Season

Plant in Spring (after frost). 


Full sun. Keep soil moist. 

Life Cycle

Hardy perennial.

Seed Germination Guarantee

Seed Guarantee

Our seeds come with a satisfactory germination rate guarantee for 3 months from date of purchase if stored correctly. Store seeds in a cool, dry place (under 10°C) or in an airtight container in the fridge.

Product Specifications

  • Non GMO seeds.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Open pollinated.
  • Heirloom variety: Purple of Romagna.
  • Botanical name: Cynara scolymus.
  • Seed count per gram: Approx. 20.
  • We do not ship to WA or Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.