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Artichoke Grow Guide: How to Grow and Care for Artichokes

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 5 min read

If you’re looking for a large, striking, and exotic plant for your home garden, consider planting artichokes this year. The artichoke plant (Cynara scolymus) is in the thistle family, with huge leaves, harvested for its edible flower buds called artichoke hearts.