Use this American sunflower’s tubers as you would water chestnuts. Also known as Indian Potato, these tubers can be harvested almost anytime. Sunchokes do not spread rapidly from seed, but once the hardy tubers are in your soil, you will likely have them sprouting in your garden forever. ~ JB
| November 9, 2010 | John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com
shares with you the harvesting of just two sunchoke plants. Sunchokes are also called Jerusalem Artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus
). They are a member of the sunflower family that produce delicious, crunchy tubers to eat. Delicious eaten raw as “chips’ to dip in a dressing, salsa or guacamole.