Cynaria scolymus

Attractive herbaceous perennial with long grey-green foliage and edible flower buds. Cut the top bud first before harvesting the side shoots.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in cool soil. Mulch with matured organic matter. Cut plant back hard after harvesting. Protect from frost. Replace plants every 2-3 years.
  • Position: Full sun
  • Height / Spacing: 1.5-2m, 60cm
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Harvest buds when young and tender. Enjoy in hot cooked dishes.
  • Range: Garden Harvest

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