Cynara scolymus Item #0267 150-180 days. Grow artichokes anywhere, even in northern gardens. This variety has more uniform plant size and better production, an improvement of the traditional Green Globe. Provide plenty of room and fertile soil and you’ll be rewarded with 3 to 5 fresh, delicious artichokes. In cold climates grow as an annual. In frost-free areas, plants are perennial. More information on growing artichokes inside packet. This packet yields approximately 15 plants.