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Start Artichokes From Seed

January 29 - February 4

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day last of January, repeating indefinitely

Erica’s Notes

The mild Pacific Northwest is generally an excellent climate for artichokes, and if you baby your plants a bit through the winter, there is a good chance they will perform as short-lived perennials for you.

However, if you want artichokes from seed this year, you need to start early. Start artichokes in generous 3-inch or 4-inch pots in the last half of January, and be ready to up-pot if needed.

Set starts out in very early spring. It’s actually good if they get a bit chilly but you don’t want them freezing out. In my yard, mid to late March is the ideal transplant time most years.

Additional Information

How To Grow Globe Artichokes in the Pacific Northwest (coming soon)


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