What is Helianthus tuberosus
Helianthus tuberosus (scientific name:Helianthus tuberosus) is a perennial plant in the family Asteraceae native to North America.
It makes yellow flowers bloom in the fall. Crawled away stems upright plant length 3 m. Looks like ginger rhizomes grow after the flowers form. Jerusalem artichoke that names the roots (rhizomes) are eaten like artichokes, a staple in the food difficulty age after World War II. Inulin fiber is the main ingredient in recent years showed the effectiveness of diabetes, obesity, high triglycerides, are in the spotlight.And flowering in July, earlier than the Jerusalem artichoke, Helianthus strumosus (dog-mowed Jerusalem artichoke, Helianthus strumosus L.) flower petal number and total bracts is less than the combined number of.
Common name: Jerusalem artichoke, scientific name:Helianthus tuberosus, aka:Jerusalem artichoke,
Origin: North America, height: 100-300 cm, with stalks and leaves: spine,
Petiole: lower part of the plant is opposite, upper part of the plant is alternative, leaf: aerobic, long oval, serrated, leaf blade length: 10-20 cm, leaf width: 8-15 cm petiole: wings with the inflorescence form: flower, Corolla: flowerheads and tube-shaped flowers to tip 5 crack, rays petals: 10-20, Flower color: yellow-flowering: September-October, flower size: 7-10 cm,
involucre shapes: domed, total bracts: three-lobed, Rhizome harvesting season: November-April, rhizome length: 10 cm, rhizome, Fruit Type: Emaciated, Fruit length: 0.7 cm, Usage: Rhizome (potato) is medicinal, Remarks: Insecticidal flower, Breeding method: Underground stem.