Full sun, Zone 3
Helianthus tuberosus ‘Skorospelka Purple’
Bare Root (BR), BR Pkg 5
A highly sought-after heirloom Jerusalem Artichoke, Skorospelka is known for its high yields of smooth red-purple skinned tubers with tan flesh.
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. Skorospelka 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 Skorospelka Purple
$3.50 – $15.00