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Artichoke Plant Tavor

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Cynara cardunculus (Scolymus Group) 'Tavor'

  • An improved selection of 'Green Globe'.
  • Seed grown from rigorous re-selection.
  • Excellent Winter cold tolerance. Can crop in first year.
  • Mature plants produce 8 or more globes per year.
  • Perennial in habit.

Supplied as compost block grown plants.

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1 or more £2.50GBP each. Group & quantity discounts

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Description

As much as we love 'Green Globe', we have to say this is a much improved selection; not an F1 Hybrid or genetically modified, these are seed grown from rigorous re-selection.

Fast to mature, cropping in the first year from planting is not unusual, with 8 + globes per plant in following years not being unusual. Harvest when immature for pickling or allow to grow to their usual 4" (10 cm) diameter.

Another benefit of 'Tavor' is its improved cold tolerance over the Winter months when the crowns of other varieties can be killed off by prolonged hard frost. This is the variety we grow the most of here on our veg patch; the severe Winter of December 2010 - January 2011 caused no problems - and in the mild December of 2011 we were still harvesting!

Don't forget that Artichokes look just as great in the ornamental garden as they do on the veg patch as they are such a wonderful architectural plant. And allow a 'head' or two to run to flower for a stunning show - and treat for the bees and other beneficial insects!

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects if allowed to 'go over' and flower (so if you have room leave any plants in that have gone too far rather than pulling them out straight away).

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This product is subject to group discount if you are buying multiple products from the same pricing group. Other products in this group are...
Artichoke Plant Green Globe
Artichoke Plant Romanesco
Cardoon Plant Bianco Avorio

How To...

How To Grow Globe Artichokes
Detailed advice on growing Globe Artichokes, including information on feeding, watering and pest control.

General Information

A Little Information About Our Vegetable Plants (Video)
Information on the vegetable plants that Victoriana grows and how we make sure they are always hardened off before dispatch.

What's A Compost Block Grown Plant?
Information on the size of the compost blocks that Victoriana grow their plants in - and what you can expect to receive.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

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