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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CYNARA

Imposing, architectural, edible (in parts), decorative dried and a valuable wildlife plant.

Scolymus Group are the vegetable Globe Artichoke.

Genus of about 8 species of clump-forming perennials from well-drained, sunny slopes and grassland in the Mediterranean region, northwestern Africa and the Canary Islands.

 

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - clump forming thistle-like perennials. Imposing plants with silvery leaves and tall, spherical flowerheads.
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees. For best foliage effect remove flowering stems as they appear.
  • Medicinal properties - widely used in gastronomy.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, aphids, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - Mediterranean, northwestern Africa, Canary Islands.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly

Buy Varieties of CYNARA

CYNARA cardunculus   AWARD

CYNARA cardunculus  >


Commonly known as: Cardoon.
silvery leaved perennial with purple thistle heads and medicinal properties
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CYNARA scolymus

CYNARA scolymus  >


Commonly known as: Globe artichoke.
handsome grey foliage with large blue thistle-like flowers
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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