How to Manage Pests

Pests in Gardens and Landscapes

Pruning your artichokes

In areas where artichokes are grown as a perennial plant, they are pruned back several times a year to stimulate new shoots for year-round cropping. They can be cut back from mid-April to mid-June for cropping in the fall, winter, or spring. If they are cut back in late August or September, they will produce a summer harvest. Annual crops are not cut back at any time except after harvest.


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