Growing Jerusalem Artichokes, also Sunchoke

Helianthus tuberosus : Asteraceae / the daisy family

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
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(Best months for growing Jerusalem Artichokes in USA - Zone 7a regions)

  • P = Plant tubers
  • Easy to grow. Plant tubers about 5cm (1.5") deep.. Best planted at soil temperatures between 8°C and 15°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 30 - 45 cm apart
  • Harvest in 15-20 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Tomatoes, cucumbers

Your comments and tips

01 Jan 19, Georgette (USA - Zone 6b climate)
what state or place is the best place to grown sun chokes. we are thinking about growing them commercially and what to know if we need to move or what the best area is.
26 Nov 18, Ethelyn Schaeffer (USA - Zone 10b climate)
Could I grow Jerusalem Artichoke in the desert? Any suggestions?
19 Jun 18, kenneth (USA - Zone 5a climate)
Can I grew them in zone 5a?
18 Apr 22, Shayne (USA - Zone 5a climate)
They grew really well in Tropic Utah, which is high elevation by Bryce Canyon.
22 Oct 19, Susan Butler (USA - Zone 5a climate)
My mother in law grew Jerusalem Artichokes at 9000ft
19 Jun 18, Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Set your zone at the top of this page and check info there www.gardenate.com/plant/Jerusalem%2BArtichokes
29 Oct 16, marie (USA - Zone 11b climate)
Does anyone have any knowledge of Jerusalem artichokes sunchokes growing in Hawaii?
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The planting guide here says they won't grow in your zone.

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