Jerusalem Artichoke

Botanical Name Helianthus tuberosus
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun - Partial Sun
Preferred Sites Upland/Grassland
Bloom Period August-October
Flower Color Yellow

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Jerusalem artichoke is a perennial member of the sunflower family that is widely distributed across the United States, especially the eastern half. This tall plant, 3-10 feet, produces a tuber that is used in food and liquor production. The bright yellow flowers are in bloom from August-October. It grows well in full sun and partial shade in grasslands and open woodlands. Grown in gardens and landscape settings, Jerusalem artichoke is easy to grow and low maintenance.

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