Helianthus tuberosus, Jerusalem Artichoke

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Notes:

Like other common Helianthus (Sunflower) species, H. tuberosus is attractive to bees and beetles. They are also known for their ability to spread if there is little to no competition. H. tuberosus will even compete with itself  if used in a garden setting and left to go wild.

  • Listing ID: 1157
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-3
  • Stratification: 30 days cold moist stratification required
  • Bloom Time: August-October
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Family: Asteraceae (Aster)
  • Latin Name: Helianthus tuberosus
  • Common Name: Jerusalem Artichoke,
  • Eco-Region: 251