Jerusalem artichoke

Scientific Name: 
Helianthus tuberosus
Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Place of Origin: 
North America
Plant Description: 
A little like a sunflower the Jeruselum Artichoke has a long stem with rough, hairy, green leaves and yellow flowers.
Plant Height: 
1.5-3m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
15-20 weeks after planting
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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