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Cynara cardunculus

Common Name(s):
Cardoon
Categories:
Annuals, Edible Plants
Comment:

Deeply cut, gray-green foliage; perennial often grown as half-hardy annual; root and thickened leafstalk are edible; needs rich, well-drained but moist soil

Season:
Summer
Light:
Sun
Color:
Lavender-purple
Height:
4-6 ft.

NCCES plant id: 54

Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
Eran Finkle, CC BY - 2.0
Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
Daniel Jolivet, CC BY - 2.0
Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
Eran Finkle, CC BY - 2.0
Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
John Rutter, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
Leonieke Aalders, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
Thistle Garden, CC BY-NC-2.0
Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
Thistle Garden, CC BY-NC-2.0
Cynara cardunculus Cynara cardunculus
Thistle Garden, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0