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Jerusalem Artichokes - layering an alternative way to propagate?  RSS feed

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Location: Netherlands (moderate maritime climate)
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Last year (October 2016) I cut the stems of my sunchoke patch at the end of our backyard. I dumped them on the ground so I could grind/chip them later for mulching.
When after I few weeks I finally had time for grinding, I noticed that 2 stems grew tiny new sunchoke tubers.

But before I could replant these tubers our two free range rabbits got hold of these stems ..... So I have to wait for next year.
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Two sunchoke stems with tiny tubers
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The sunchoke patch
Bring me the box labeled "thinking cap" ... and then read this tiny ad:
Do you prefer white or black rocket ovens?
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