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JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE

Jerusalem artichoke flowersBy Mike Linksvayer CC0 1.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Helianthus tuberosus
Description

A Jerusalem artichoke is a white-fleshed root vegetable that is related to the Sunflower. The plant is upright, tall-growing with bristly woody stems, green pointed leaves, and golden-yellow flowers similar to the sunflower. The edible tubers are elongated, knobby, white, red or purple skinned. Several tubers are clustered at the base of each stem. The tubers can be eaten raw or cooked and the flavour improves if they are left in the ground until frosted. It is not related to the thistle-like globe artichoke, even though they taste rather similar. It is used in a popular creamy soup in France. Best planted in the spring or early summer for good tuber production. Appreciates well drained and friable soils

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Plant Information or Specifications

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Perennial Vegetables (#PerennialVegetables)

Preferred Climate

Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter?

No Leaves (Deciduous)

Suitability in Pots

Yes

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months

July, August, September

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Tree Information on growing, planting, pruning, maintenance, ripening, taste, pick or bonsai tips. But mainly how to grow a Jerusalem Artichoke Share Your Advice or ask questions on our Forum

Jerusalem Artichoke

You can substitute Jerusalem artichokes for water chestnuts in Chinese stir fry's. Also they make a delicious soup combined with ground hazelnut and cracked black pepper. | Kim Harvie - Bundarra, NSW 10-Sep-2007

Jerusalem Artichoke

Watch out for sclerotinium fungus isolate clean tubers in new areas its the only disease i know of the sunchoke | Rev - Tabulam, NSW 16-Jun-2008

Jerusalem Artichoke

Iam an iranian born and we use the jurusalum artichoke for pickling and they tast wonderful with other vegies when pickled | Y Abdishou - Perth, WA 12-Dec-2008
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Jerusalem Artichoke 7/10

Treetopsdreaming's Edible Fruits
Update: 2064 days 19hrs

Comments: -

We planted these (otherwise tough tubers) into heavy clay soil...


Please visit our website at www.treetopsdreaming.com.au to learn about our family's slow journey towards a more self sufficient, sustainable and creative lifestyle, Enjoy!

Pollination: No


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Cam's Edible Fruits
Update: 2916 days 23hrs

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Jerusalem artichokes can easily be progated by tubers. I bought a couple from a local supermarket, bunked them in a pot and they sprang up in no time.

Height 40 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot


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Kathy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 2477 days 3hrs

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Summer 2012: This was another gift from John only a few months ago. It's already taller than I am and I have flower buds! I'll wait a bit longer to dig it up and see if I have tubers though! ;O)


I've planted it along the gully that we need to revegetate to stop the weeds from going nuts again. I wanted things that were fairly low maintenance and low water. I hardly ever water this and it doesn't seem to care one way or the other (that said it has been a wet Summer round here)!


Planted: 2011

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1


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Loves Fruit Trees says... [1122 days 19hrs ago]
That should stop the weeds for sure - it would over-run them. These plants are absolutely invasive! They are not ready to harvest until the plants look like they died - then you uproot them by digging carefully like you would with potatoes. You should have good longevity with all those growing - they are noted for Anti-Aging!

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Jerusalem Artichoke (Seedling) 10/10

Chris3's Edible Fruits
Update: 3382 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted in vege garden among tomatoes.

Fruiting Months April

Planted: 2009

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Fruit Harvest: 2.5 kilograms per Year

Pollination: No

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jerusalem Artichoke 8/10

Anthonymiceli1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3302 days 11hrs

Comments: - Grows well and multiples easily crops well. %uFFFDOrnamental with its flowers. %uFFFDDies back to bulb in Autumn.

Height 2 metres

Water Given in: Spring

Fertiliser or Organics Used: none

Pest Control: none required


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Rev 's Edible Fruits
Update: 3402 days 10hrs

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 excellnet out of the way crop. Cream or artichoke soup in autumn is a delicious soup. even if a bit noisy.


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Loves Fruit Trees says... [1122 days 15hrs ago]
Out of the way crop. Well worded! They are certainly invasive and permanent once planted. They also look like they died before you havest them, just like some bulbs do when they're spent. But Sunchokes are are an excellent Anti-Aging vegetable. Go to my hobby-site for gardening if you'd like to find out more. http://janetsgardentips.com/beets-j-artichoke

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Bobel's Edible Fruits
Update: 3329 days 11hrs

Comments: -

I am growinf it in a Pot.

Planted: 2008

Height 40 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Organic Status:Certified

Question:

I don't know too much about this plant. I bought it just to see how it would go.  Any advice, I'm open.


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Loves Fruit Trees says... [1122 days 15hrs ago]
It is good that you are growing this tuber in a pot. They are so invasive, I have decided to be kind to my neighbours (I was going to place them in a corner away from other plants. You can see lots of INFO about them on my hobby-site for gardening with 4 exciting YouTube links for growing them in pots. Go to: http://janetsgardentips.com/beets-j-artichoke They are really interesting. Have Fun!

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Jerusalem Artichoke

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3053 days 6hrs

Comments: -

Organic matter applied 2-4 weeks before planting, top dressed with peastraw/lucern.  when shoots appear, seasol applied.

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2007

Growing: In the Ground

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Jerusalem Artichoke (Seedling)

Buzz RW1's Edible Fruits
Update: 615 days 8hrs

Comments: - Got five growing up next to a gum tree ,but so far no flowers ...

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: No


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Buzz RW1 says... [709 days 9hrs ago]
Started to come up ...

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