About Earth Apple
Jerusalem Artichoke is a perennial root vegetable in the sunflower family.
Also known as
Jerusalem artichoke, Jerusalem artichoke, Sunroot, Sunchoke and Earth apple
How to care for Earth Apple
Earth Apple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Eugene is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
November 26th, 2021
Eugene is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Eugene is expected to decrease by 36.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…
November 26th, 2021
This month, Eugene is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.8 total hours of dayli…
Earth Apple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Eugene, Oregon ⛅.
Earth Apple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Earth Apple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 22nd, 2021
The growing potential in Eugene is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to r…