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Artichoke Thistle Info: Learn About Growing Cardoon Plants - Beyond its edibility, growing cardoon may also be used as a medicinal plant. Some people say it has mild laxative qualities. It also contains cynarin, which has cholesterol-lowering effects, although most cynarin is garnered from the globe artichoke due to its comparative ease of cultivation.

Artichoke Thistle Info: Learn About Growing Cardoon Plants - Beyond its edibility, growing cardoon may also be used as a medicinal plant. Some people say it has mild laxative qualities. It also contains cynarin, which has cholesterol-lowering effects, although most cynarin is garnered from the globe artichoke due to its comparative ease of cultivation.

Cardoon Plant Bianco Avorio A vegetable widely cultivated in Victorian England that is related to the Globe Artichoke - except it's the stems that are cooked and used in late Autumn/Winter rather than the flowerheads.  We grow and eat this ourselves and you may recall it was featured by Harry Dodson in the BBC Victorian Kitchen Garden series.  It is the perfect vegetable to grow in the herbaceous border as it is perennial in habit and a very attractive pink/purple flower and very striking…

Cardoon Plant Bianco Avorio A vegetable widely cultivated in Victorian England that is related to the Globe Artichoke - except it's the stems that are cooked and used in late Autumn/Winter rather than the flowerheads. We grow and eat this ourselves and you may recall it was featured by Harry Dodson in the BBC Victorian Kitchen Garden series. It is the perfect vegetable to grow in the herbaceous border as it is perennial in habit and a very attractive pink/purple flower and very striking…

Considered by some to be just an invasive weed and by others as a culinary delight, cardoon plants are are very similar to the globe artichoke. Learn more about the herb in this article.

Considered by some to be just an invasive weed and by others as a culinary delight, cardoon plants are are very similar to the globe artichoke. Learn more about the herb in this article.

'Cardoons in the garden' by Moira McTague. Drawn from life, in the garden, the drawing is graphite on paper and shows my cardoon plant with it's stately heads and structural stems and leaves. It was quite a challenge and the initial idea was only to draw a small section, but the drawing grew and became more intricate.... Image size 65 x 45 cm

'Cardoons in the garden' by Moira McTague. Drawn from life, in the garden, the drawing is graphite on paper and shows my cardoon plant with it's stately heads and structural stems and leaves. It was quite a challenge and the initial idea was only to draw a small section, but the drawing grew and became more intricate.... Image size 65 x 45 cm

Globe Artichoke (Cardoon)	 - Plant Categories - The Tortoise table

Globe Artichoke (Cardoon) - Plant Categories - The Tortoise table

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