Production Guidelines for Globe Artichoke in Florida

Figure 3. Artichoke flower-bud formation or bolting. Credits: Shinsuke Agehara, UF/IFAS

Globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus L.) belongs to a genus of thistle-like plants in the sunflower (Asteracae) family and is cultivated for its flower buds. This four-page fact sheet discusses production guidelines for artichoke in Florida. Written by Shinsuke Agehara and published by the Horticultural Sciences Department.