Globe artichokes are a true summer delight. Green Globe ) artichoke Vert Globe - Up to 10 artichokes in a season: approx 40 seeds: £2.49 Delivery by Crocus Varieities of Globe Artichoke. Sow seed in March and April 13mm (½in) deep in a seedbed, sowing two or three seeds per station, with 25-30cm (10-12in) in and between the rows. 5.0 out of 5 stars 3. At the centre of the artichoke is the choke, a fuzzy mass of fine hair-like material. Heads are tight and firm. Available from APPROXIMATELY May 2021 If you regularly add compost and humus to your garden, you have a fantastic spot for artichokes. Perfect at the back of a perennial border or in the kitchen garden, this perennial plant produces abundant yields of tender and flavourful purple artichokes, ideal with a light French dressing or dipped in butter with a hint of garlic.You don't have to have a large vegetable garden to grow your own.