Artichoke 'Romana Violet' Seeds

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Artichoke 'Romana Violet' Seeds (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus 'Romana Violet')

 

Romana Violet not only has the proven healing properties of wild artichoke for liver diseases but also high nutritional value. It is extremely tasty and produces medium-sized flower heads. It is harvested from the beginning of autumn until the end of winter. Beyond its known uses it is also suitable for making pickles. Available in a 4g packet.

 


 

 

       The cultivation of tasty and productive purple artichoke

 

   At the end of winter seeding takes place in a protected seed with a soil substrate temperature of 18-240C. As soon as the young seedlings acquire 2-4 actual leaves are transplanted into larger pots and after 2-3 days they are placed outdoors for 10 days at a desired temperature of 7-100C to both harden and on the other hand existing this vernalization process to produce flower heads from the first year. At the end of this space, they are transplanted to the final positions.
   Artichoke fertilization begins before the plantation is planted in the field, incorporating 3-5kg per square chopped manure or compost, along with the addition of phosphorus and potassium fertilizer. When installing the seedlings, the first of three doses of nitrogen is superficially delivered, after one month  the second, while the third is done in the autumn.
   Artichoke Romana Violet is irrigated every 5-10 days throughout the growing season, starting in August, and in quantities depending on the type of soil and climatic conditions.
   Cutting head heads is done when they reach full growth, unless they are to be eaten fresh, so they are cut off as solid, closed and tender.

 


   

   Short crop information

  Sowing in seedbeds: DEC-FEBSowing in seedbeds: FEB-MAR Sowing outdoors: APR-JUNSowing outdoors: MAR-APR
  Thinning out - Bedding out: FEB-MARThinning out - Bedding out: MAR-JUN Harvesting: JUN-AUGHarvesting: SEP-FEB

 


 

BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION

FAMILY: Asteraceae

GENUS: Cynara 

SPECIES: cardunculus 

VARIETY: scolymus 'Romana Violet'

 


 

VARIETY CHARACTERISTICS

VARIETY: Perennial, planting in sunny positions, soil fertile and deep, cool but well-drained, withstands salinity.

PLANT: Robust, height 1,5-2m and diameter 0.6- 0,7m.

FRUIT: Conical, medium to large, violet-colored.

INDICATIVE PRODUCE / SQUARE (m2): 3kg.

HARVEST: 150-170 days after planting.

PLANTING DISTANCE: On lines 0,75-1m and 0,70-1m between the lines.

PLANTING DEPTH: 2-3 times the greater seed diameter.

PROPAGATION: With seeds from the produced fruits. 

 


 

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS

PACKAGING: Envelope 4g, aluminum, airtight, with quality assurance and expiration date.

SEED / GRΑΜ: 25.

 


 

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