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Jerusalem Artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus)

    Jerusalem Artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) are a close relative of the well known Sunflower (Helianthus annuus). They are equally as tall, hardy and beautiful as their cousins and even more productive.This plant has many names, the most descriptive being ‘Sunchokes’ or ‘Fartichokes’. I… Continue Reading “Jerusalem Artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus)”

Sunchokes are forever.

Sunchokes, or Jerusalem artichokes are pushing their way up through the soil. Once established they will give tubets for us to eat for years to come. The bed is strategically placed to reduce the harsh summer sun on what will be our berry bed.

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