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PlantFiles: Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke
Helianthus tuberosus 'Red Fuseau'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Helianthus (hee-lee-AN-thus) (Info)
Species: tuberosus (too-ber-OH-sus) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Fuseau

12 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Vegetables
Perennials

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Centaurea On Nov 15, 2010, Centaurea from Amsterdam
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Attractive rose-red-skinned tubers with far less knobbing than other varieties, making for easy cleaning and peeling.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wexford, Pennsylvania
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania



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