Full sun, Zone 3
Helianthus tuberosus ‘Beaver Valley Purple’
Bare Root (BR) per 1/4lb
Beaver Valley Purple is an heirloom variety of Jerusalem Artichoke, that produces an attractive purple-tinged root with purple-brown bands.
The Artichoke Jerusalem, also known as sunroot, sunchoke, or earth apple, is a species of Sunflower. It is cultivated as a root vegetable. The flowers are yellow and the tubers are often elongated and resemble a ginger root. Beaver Valley Purple is hardy and low-maintenance. This plant will spread easily and grows under most prairie conditions. It is best to harvest tubers late in fall and preferably after at least one killing frost.
Artichoke Jerusalem Beaver Valley Purple
Beaver Valley Purple Jerusalem Artichoke featured on right-hand side of the image. Beaver Valley Golden Jerusalem Artichoke featured on left-hand side of the image.