Helianthus tuberosus - Herbaceous perennial root vegetable. 1.5-2.5 metres height, 70 cms width. Full sun to part shade. Very easily grown, with very productive results. A long history of use by Native Americans. Jerusalem artichoke is also used as an animal fodder plant, grazing animals enjoy eating the aerial parts of this plant. . The tubers may be left in the ground and harvested as needed. A member of the sunflower family, which produces bright yellow flowers in the summer. The underground tubers are frost hardy, but the aerial p[arts will die down with frost. Grows in most moist, well drained soil types. Produces edible tubers, consumed raw or cooked, use as you would potatoes. Also has medicinal properties.

Jerusalem Artichoke

SKU: 1236
Out of Stock