Jerusalem Artichoke Roots

A Low-Carb Potato Alternative

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Jerusalem Artichoke Roots

A Low-Carb Potato Alternative

Knobby tubers have a crisp texture, much like that of water chestnuts. Slice raw into salad or cook—delicious boiled, baked or fried, with a flavor similar to potatoes. Just 7 calories per 100-gram serving! Perennial—harvest fall to spring, store for 2 months. 2 lbs.
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  • Botanical Name: Helianthus tuberosus
  • Height: 6 - 9 feet.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 -- 4 feet between rows.
  • Spread:Will continue to spread year after year unless all tubers are removed from the ground.
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Yield: Up to 5 bushels per 100 foot row.
  • Color: Yellow
  • Size: 2 Lb
  • Blooms: Early to mid Fall.
  • Days To Maturity: 120 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Form: Perennial. Upright.
  • Flower Form: Ray florets up to 4" across.
  • Soil Requirements: Deeply worked, rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Fast.
  • Pruning: None necessary.
  • Foliage: Oblong to lance shaped leaves that are course and hairy.

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