Jerusalem artichoke growing herbaceous of the genus Helianthus also known as Topinambour or Sunchoke, Jerusalem artichoke perennial but in temperate climate grow as annual, as perennial grow evergreen in cold area become deciduous plant also used as ornamental and medical plant, grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4+.
Leaves green in rhomboid shape.
Flower color yellow with 8-12 petal.
Tuber brown skin color the inner part is the edible in the color white.
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Requirements for Jerusalem artichoke growing and care:
Mulch, well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Tuber
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it easy
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
1-2 m, 40-80 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Yellow flowers with 8-12 petal
Pollination is done by:
Information about Jerusalem artichoke tuber:
Brown skin color the inner part is the edible in the color white
When to pull up Jerusalem artichoke tuber:
Autumn – winter
Uses of Jerusalem artichoke tuber:
Cooked, mashed, in the oven, alcohol