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Growing Artichokes (Globe)

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25 Sep 09 susie (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
have tried to grow in clay soil..failed...do you think I should try again? could I adjust the soil?
08 Oct 11 Margaret (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
My artichokes grow well in heavy black clay soil. I am an hour inland from Noosa. My plants are lightly mulched. To fruit they need water and preferably rain water. I suggest giving it another go and plant in another spot. I was told fennel wouldn't grow in my area and it is growing well. I often have failures but try again in another spot. I think if you have scotch thistles in your area definitely try again. Happy gardening.

have tried to grow in clay soil..failed...do you think I should try again? could I adjust the soil?

- susie

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