Artichoke – a useful vegetable diet, which is also available for the cultivation of every gardener on your site. Now we’ll tell you the secrets of the main planting, growing and caring for artichokes at the cottage.
It is worth noting that the artichoke cultivation in Siberia and other cold regions is almost unreal, as the plant loves the heat. Slight frost, even the most minimal, -3 degrees can easily destroy vegetables. Considering the fact that artichoke is a perennial plant, it is necessary to engage in the cultivation only in warm countries, or under constant temperature control, in specialized greenhouses.
Before you start planting a vegetable, it is necessary to make sure that the soil is sufficiently fertilized with manure and in general, was fertile. Garden plot should be located only in well illuminated place, or in any way around the tree. Also, it is recommended to take into account the time of initially that artichoke does not like sites with great wind. Be careful with it. Excess moisture also adversely affect the proper formation of the root system. In some cases, excess water can lead to the complete decay of the roots of the plant.
The recommended amount of manure per square meter garden – an average of 10 kg (included only in spring or late autumn), further adding 100 grams of ammonium nitrate, 80 g of superphosphate and not more than 60 grams of potassium chloride. After fertilization begin to dig the top 25 centimeters of soil.