WANTED: Jerusalem artichoke seed

sheryl_ontario(Muncho Lake, BC z2)September 19, 2011

I would love to grow these! If you have some seed to spare, I would like to trade.

Please see my trade list :-)

Thank you!

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I can send you some when they go to seed or I can try and send some small pieces of root.

Let me know what you would like. :)

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 8:27AM
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i would love some as well if you have to spare....root or seed...whatever grows easier , produce faster and that you can spare

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 1:02PM
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theman! :) can you e-mail me with your address and do you have a trade list? :)

    Bookmark   September 23, 2011 at 2:24PM
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Greylady ,

If you have lots , I am interested too . What was sold to me as Jerusalem artichoke , wasnt . It has a similar flower but not a similar root


    Bookmark   September 23, 2011 at 3:00PM
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hey signet, glad to send you some, but yours' could still be Jerusalem artichoke as there are different varieties that have different roots. I will look up a link for you later tonight

    Bookmark   September 23, 2011 at 5:05PM
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Sheryl, theman, and signet.
I am so sorry for the trouble and getting your hopes up, but it seems that signet and I were both fooled by our plants. I was given this plant and it was supposed to be Jerusalem artichoke, but it has turned out to be an imposter. I has the same flower, but does not have the tuber. I dug some today in preparation to send them and it turns out that my plant has a fibrous root, but no tuber.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2011 at 8:33PM
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sheryl_ontario(Muncho Lake, BC z2)

That's quite alright, Lois! Don't fret! Not a big deal and not a problem. These things happen in a garden :-)
I have traded with you in the past and I know I will again.
I do hope your plants are not a disappointment to you!
If you want to trade anyway, just let me know.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2011 at 8:52PM
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hi everyone. I have the jerusalem artichake... the real thing, have eaten them... great plant, best to get a small root.. trade for??

    Bookmark   March 25, 2012 at 10:26PM
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ontnative(5b Can/USDA 4)

I went to a Seedy Sat. and came home with a catalogue from Heritage Harvest Seed in Manitoba. They don't have seeds, but sell tubers for three different types of Jerusalem Artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus). Price is good but you would have to pay shipping cost from Manitoba ($12.95). Try to find some tubers for sale at a local organic market, and plant those instead.

Here is a link that might be useful: Heritage Harvest Seed in Manitoba

    Bookmark   April 2, 2012 at 8:32AM
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