B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Helianthus tuberosus Patate tubers is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4 -30° to -20°F (-34.5° to -29°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW, capitule to 10cm.dia.
cypsela 5-7mm. long., tuber roundish, REDDISH tinged
obl.-ov. to 30cm. long
|Height, in meters: 2.4
Height, in feet: 7.92
|Helianthus tuberosus Patate tubers seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Helianthus tuberosus Patate tubers:
|Aguaturma, Almazah, Girasole, Jerusalem Artichoke, Tartuf, Tartuf Al Ard, Topinambour patate, Topinambur, Yerelmasi,|
Helianthus tuberosus Patate tubers
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|86||: Natives of U.S.North East|
|89||: Natives of U.S.South East|
|96||: Canadian Natives Eastern|
|160||: Salad Vegetable Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|163||: Entheogens Sacred and Psychotropic Species|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Helianthus tuberosus Patate tubers seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days.
Can be sown in situ.