Sep 8, 2011

(Helianthus tuberosus) Jerusalem Artichoke

(Helianthus tuberosus)  Jerusalem Artichoke





Cup  Plant  Silphium perfoliatum

Silphium perfoliatum

3 comments:

permaverde said...

I love Jerusalem artichokes and I enjoy your photos. Do you know some of the uses for these sunchokes? Thanks!

permaverde said...

I am a big lover of jerusalem artichokes. Do you know some good uses besides the edible roots? Thank you!

Daniel Halsey, SouthWoods Forest Gardens said...

Lots of compost there. A Wall?
No edible parts other than tubers I know of.

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