Eight Pounds of Tubers from a Three Gallon Nursery Pot

This video from the Growing your Greens YouTube collection shows the high yield of “sunchoke” or Jerusalem Artichoke. Backyard gardeners looking for a crop that can provide substantial returns for minimal investment may want to look into this plant. They are handsome flowers native to eastern parts of the U.S. and the roots are described as having a sweet, nutty flavor. There is a kind of spirit made from sunchoke called “Topi” in Germany.

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