|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
The wild cardoon is a sturdy herbaceous plant growing 32 to 48 in tall, with deeply lobeds, heavily spined green to grey-green fuzzy leaves up to 20 in long The flowers are produced in a large, globe like shape but spined up to 2 inches in diameter.
In greenhouse from January to March and then transplanted in Spring.
Transplant seedlings from indoors in early spring
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Perennial Plant||120-140 Days||Full||24 inches||48 inches||Early winter to early spring|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening