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Q.Sunchoke Produced Tremendous Growth Above Ground But No Rhizomes At All.

Zone Florence, sc | Anonymous added on September 4, 2021 | Answered

The stems range from 10 to a little over 15 feet tall and are very robust. A plant died and after removal and digging underneath it, there are no rhizomes or signs there ever were any.

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Answered on September 18, 2021

It is possible a rodent of some kind beat you to it. Make sure the sunchokes get plenty of water as that will promote good tubers. Here is more on their care:


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