Artichoke 'Green Globe Improved' is more reliable that its parent and bears larger, heavier, and more consistent quality heads. Origins: The globe artichoke is a cultivated descendant of the wild cardoon First cultivated: Philosopher and botanist, Theophrastus, reported the cultivation of artichokes in Sicily during the 3rd century BC Types: There are numerous green varieties (such as the popular ‘Green Globe’) as well as purple varieties available. Height to 70in (180cm), spread to 30in (75cm). When in season we usually keep at least one variety of globe artichoke in stock. Buy globe artichoke ( syn. Available at Thompson & Morgan. We have had some fantastic globe artichoke varieties as well as a good supply of Jerusalem artichokes. Globe artichoke plants are only available for purchase in the spring. The artichoke has been one of the best looking products in our fridges over the last couple of weeks. Green Globe ) artichoke Vert Globe - Up to 10 artichokes in a season: approx 40 seeds: £2.49 Delivery by Crocus We use cookies to provide you with a better service and experience.