Jerusalem artichoke tubers

Jerusalem artichoke tubers

Common name  sunroot, sunchoke, earth appleLatin name  Helianthus tuberosusDetails  Easy to grow, highly productive plant that needs little care or watering. Produces tall leafy stems above ground and masses of knobbly, edible tubers.Forest layer  rhizosphereEdible  Seeds / nuts / tubers  Propigation method  TubersPrice  $5.903 tubers

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Jerusalem Artichoke

Jerusalem Artichoke

Common name  sunroot, sunchoke, earth appleLatin name  Helianthus tuberosusFamily  Asteraceae or CompositaeDetails  Easy to grow, highly productive plant that needs little care or watering. Produces tall leafy stems above ground that can act as living support for climbing beans.
Masses of knobbly, edible tubers form below ground and can be harvested in late autumn - early winter when tops die off.
Eaten by pigs and chickens
Forest layer  rhizosphereDiameter  0.60Height (m)  2.4Flowers  YellowEdible  Perennial  Seeds / nuts / tubers  Soil type  MostWind tolerance  GoodPropigation method  Tubers