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Sunchokes

Sunchokes

Sunchokes are Jerusalem Artichoke that have been grown for several years in a plot with more than 100 pounds of sunchokes at the Old Westbury Garden. The root resembles a ginger shape and potato. It also tastes like chestnut with crunchiness and the bottom of lettuce when eaten raw, with skin or without the skin peeled

Old Westbury Garden

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The Old Westbury Garden, here on our own campus, is where we will be growing the sunchokes. 

From Root to Flower

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Sunchokes are grown all year round. We plan to grow them here at the Old Westbury Garden. Sunchoke is a beautiful plant that grows up to 10 feet, has a smaller flower but similar to sunflowers with fuzzy stems.