Early maturing purple annual.A very early artichoke specifically bred for annual production from seed. The 1–3' tall plants vary from upright to prostrate, but all produce high yields of purple to greenish-purple buds. Typically 1–3 primary buds are produced that are 2 1/2–3 1/2" in diameter followe..
Early green annual for summer harvests. A green artichoke specifically bred for annual production, Imperial Star will produce well-developed artichokes the first year from seed. Plants become 1 1/2–3' tall and have an open growth habit. Each typically produces 1–2 primary buds, which average 3–4" in..
Organic green standard.An improved Imperial Star-type for low-input systems that features minimal spines for easier harvesting. The 2–3' plants have an open habit and produce an average of 1–2 primary buds per plant, averaging about 3–4" in diameter. Secondary buds average 5–7 per plant at 1 1/2–2" ..