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Crosnes Chinese Artichoke

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Also known as Chinese Artichoke and pronounced as krones, this attractive, hardy perennial produces small, artichoke flavored tubers, which are delicious in salads and stir frys. Easily grown in the garden or flower bed, plant the tubers 3™ apart and harvest like potatoes in the fall.

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Crosnes, also known as Crosnes Chinese Artichoke and pronounced as krones is an attractive hardy perennial that produces small, artichoke flavored tubers which are delicious in salads and stir-frys. Easily grown in the garden or flower bed, plant the tubers 3″ apart and harvest like potatoes in the fall.

Latin Name: Stachys affinis
Site and Soil: Crosnes like sun and well drained, moist soil.
Rootstock Description:
Pollination Requirements:
Hardiness: Crosnes can be grown where temperatures drop to minus 20° F or below, or grow it as an annual and replant tubers in the spring.
Bearing Age: Year of planting
Size at Maturity: 18-24″ in height.
Bloom Time:
Ripening Time: Fall
Yield: 1 lb.
Pests & Diseases: Crosnes are not bothered by pests or diseases. Protect tubers from gophers and mice.
USDA Zone: 5
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed

Weight 4 lbs
size

3.5" Pot, 1 Gallon

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