Jerusalem Artichoke
  • Jerusalem Artichoke


    $3 per tuber or $10 per kg from the Tasmanian farm. These can be collected, message us to make arrangements.


    The Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) is a perennial sunflower native to North America.  They have a white nutty flesh that is sweet and crunchy.  Jerusalem artichokes can be cooked in much the same way as potatoes or parsnips, and are excellent roasted, sautéed, dipped in batter and fried, or puréed into a delicious soup.  Plus you can add them raw to salads.  


    Plant tubers into well-prepared soil in full sun, planting at a depth of 10-15cm spaced 30cm apart. Tubers can also be grown in a large tubs filled with good compost.  Harvest in 15-20 weeks when the plants start to die down (autumn).  

    Buttered Jerusalem Artichokes