What Is A Jerusalem Artichoke?
Plants Roots Tuber For Sale
1. Select a planting site in your garden that
receives full sun or partial shade. The planting
site should also have well-draining soil.
Plant Sun chokes as soon as any frost danger has
passed. Best time to plant is March or April or
plant when soil is not too wet.
2. Till the top 8 inches of soil.
3. Dig holes with a spade 15 inches apart and at
least 3 inches in depth. If you plant more than
one row, leave 36 inches between the rows.
4. Place two Sun choke tuber in each hole.
5. Cover the holes with soil and water thoroughly.
6. Plant two three tubers person.
Easy Steps Growing Sunchokes
The plant has rough-textured leaves 4 - 8 inches long and
topped with small yellow flowers 2 to 3 inches.
The Sunchoke - Jerusalem Artichoke is native to North
America and was cultivated by Native Americans prior to
the arrival of European settlers. Also called a Jerusalem
artichoke. Its name can be a source of confusion because
the plant is not an Artichoke.
Sunchokes are grown for its edible low-starch tuber.
Sunchokes are very rich in inulin a carbohydrate linked
with good intestinal health due to its prebiotic (bacteria
promoting) properties. Inulin breaks down into fructose
instead of glucose during digestion, making it a good
substitute for diabetics or folks trying to eat fewer
Why Grow Jerusalem Artichoke
Helianthus tuberosus is variously known as
While not an Artichoke still called that.
For Those That Want To Eat Healthy and Fewer Calories
Jerusalem Artichoke, Jerusalem tuber, Jerusalem root, Jerusalem artichokes, Jerusalem artichoke sun choke, sun choke tuber, sun choke root, Jerusalem artichoke how to grow, buy Jerusalem artichoke, how to
plant Jerusalem artichoke turber, sun choke root tubers for sale, Jerusalem artichokes tubers for sale, Jerusalem artichoke plants, online sun choke plants, buy sun choke tubers, where to buy, how to plant
sun chokes, gardening sun chokes, planting sun choke, buy sun chokes roots tubers, plant sun choke, sun choke farm, farming sun choke, sun choke plants, tubers to buy, http://www.asparagusgardener.com
Sunchokes also contain vitamin C, phosphorus, and
potassium and are a very good source of iron.
When To Harvest Sunchokes:
In late summer, the Sunchoke plants will likely begin to
bloom, but even if they don’t they’ll still produce edible tubers.
When the leaves brown in October, you can dig up the
tubers. Harvest only what you need and leave the rest in the
ground. In March, dig up the remaining tubers, dig organic
matter into the bed, and re-plant the biggest tubers for the
How To Plant Sunchokes:
Plant Sunchokes in full or partial sun. Sunchokes
prefers loose, well-drained soil but will grow almost
anywhere. Hardy in zones 2 through 12. Add aged
compost or sand to planting beds before planting;
Loose soil will make tuber harvesting easier.
The Sunchoke prefers a soil pH from 5.8 to 6.2. It is
best to set sunchokes in a dedicated bed because once
established they will spread rapidly. Or plant 2 in a
large container a bucket with a handle works great and
look very creative.
A Sunchoke is a hardy perennial tuber that can grow 5
- 10 feet tall. Sunchokes are like a potato or ginger.
The Sunchoke root vegetable can yield many
sweet-tasting tubers and large sunflower-like blooms. It
is often prepared and eaten as a root vegetable. Light
brown and bumpy on the outside and white inside.
Growing Sunchokes In A Container
A No Care Plant Sunchoke . . . . Jerusalem Artichokes
"I Don't Have To Give Coddling Care Just soil and Water".
Sunchokes don't care where they are planted. Partial or full sun just some
sun. Any type of soil is fine. Water them or not. They are very hardy prefer to
be left a lone.
* Need some shade in you garden plant Sunchokes.
* Need some "no care plants". Sunchokes are the answer.
They will provide shade and either plant in a container or an out of
the way place.
There really isn't much to do to grow Jerusalem artichokes. Keep the bed
weeded early in the season, when the plants are small. Mulch with three to
four inches or organic matter. I don't even water mine -- they do well enough
with no coddling from me. Less coddling (less amending of soil, less
watering, no fertilizing) seems to help keep them under control as well -- they
have not been nearly as invasive in my garden using these methods.
They will provide shade and either plant in a container or an out of the way place.
There really isn't much to do to grow (Sunchoke) Jerusalem Artichokes. Keep the bed weeded early in the season,
when the plants are small. Mulch with three to four inches or organic matter.
I don't even water mine -- they do well enough with no coddling from me. Less coddling (less amending of soil,
less watering, no fertilizing) seems to help keep them under control as well -- they have not been nearly as
invasive in my garden using these methods.
Sunchoke School Community Garden
All of us got together and prepare a garden plot in an
empty field behind our local school. We look for plants
that do no take much care.
So far we have planted Sunchokes and Asparagus growig
very well. Both have produced so plenty of harvest for all
of us and we provide for those that can't garden.
This only part of our Sunchoke harvest. The rest we will
harvest as we need them.
"I am the no care plant guy". I am a Giant
Angora Rabbit. I won't eat your plants, promise.
Love me and I will love back all the more.
Sunchokes - Earth Apple
For Fall Planting
Now Taking Orders
" Sunchoke - Jerusalem Artichokes
Plants Roots For Sale".
"We are the Sunchoke School Parnets".
We plant they grow we harvest and enjoy Sunchokes -
Jerusalem Artichokes year after year". You can too.
Easy to grow no care".
"Plant Sunchokes - Jerusalem Artichokes along a
fence line full sun and occasional watering." Is all it
takes to have great Sunchokes.
"Plant Sunchokes - Jerusalem Artichokes harvest
pretty cut flowers. Then when the Sunchokes are ready
harvest and enjoy.
"Plant Sunchokes - Jerusalem Artichokes plant directly
to your garden or plant in container. Either way plant
Sunchokes - Jerusalem Artichokes."
Click on the green squares
Asparagus Plants For Sale
How To Order
Asparagus Garden Tea
How To Plant
Wild Garlic Plants
English-Giant Angora Rabbits
Black Raspberry Plant
Container - Pots For Sale
Must Read Before
Plants Roots Crowns
Plants For Sale
How To Plant Asparagus
My English Bull Dog
Save Me Some
Wild Ramps Leeks
Soil pH - Grow Great Plants
"I plant Jerusalem Artichokes every where I want shade."