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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States

607.342.4953

Edible Acres is a permaculture nursery and food forest farm located in Trumansburg, NY.  Focused on perennial, hardy, useful, edible and resilient plants, we use low and no tech solutions to grow out hundreds of different types of plants for our community and beyond!  We're excited to share what we do with you!

Sunchoke

Plants for Spring 2018 Shipping

Your order will ship Spring 2018, generally late March to early April depending on our local weather conditions.  You'll get notification and tracking details as soon as your order ships.  For local pickup, please email sean@edibleacres.org to make arrangements.   Please feel free to email with any questions you may have as well!

Sunchoke

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Stampede
Red Fuseau
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Stampede
Red Fuseau

Sunchoke

12.00

Helianthus Tuberosus

Sunchoke, Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunroot, Earth Apple...  So many names!  This native, incredibly hardy and vigorous growing perennial produces large amounts of high value food that store in the winter down in the soil.  As you can tell from its growth and flowers, this is a perennial member of the sunflower family, but instead of making seeds it makes large tubers down in the earth in great numbers.  These can be left all winter and harvested as needed.  Cooked like potatoes, or fermented, roasted, shredded, etc., they are an excellent perennial tuber with great food value.

Size:
We currently offer two varieties.  'Stampede' can reach 12' tall and will be covered in flowers in the fall.  It produces large white tubers.  'Red Fuseau' reaches 8' or so and doesn't flower.  It produces beautiful red/purple, thin skinned tubers.

Site Preference:
Seems to like a lot of sun, but can handle part shade and being an under story element.

Hardiness:
Zone 4, perhaps even colder

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