Artichokes are starchy-tasting, perennial, edible flower buds that are native to the Mediterranean regions. They contain green triangular leaves lobed around a central meaty "choke". In Gulf Fruits, you can buy artichokes, consult the list of stores that sell and compare prices to choose the best option. Choose from trades or buy directly from the farmer without brokering. Choose seasonal artichokes if you are looking for fresh and intense flavour. You can check the ratings to buy better and vote the quality of the artichokes once bought to share your opinion with other users. Buy Fruits Online in Dubai! The globe artichoke, also known by the names French artichoke and green artichoke in the U.S., is a variety of a species of thistle cultivated as a food. The edible portion of the plant consists of the flower buds before the flowers come into bloom.