Jerusalem Artichoke (Sunroot/Earth Apple)

Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) are grown for their root tubers. Once established they can become invasive.

How To Grow

Are grown from tubers in a square bed that is very well manured.

How/When To Harvesting

Dig up the tubers with a fork, take the large tubers but leave small tubers for next years crop.

Planting Schedules for Location: Leesburg, Virginia

Sow Direct

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Sow Direct
Harvest
  • Sow Depth: 10 cm
  • Spacing Between Rows: 40 cm
  • Spacing Along Row: 30 cm
  • Number plants per Square Foot: 1