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 San Diego, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 26th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
November 27th, 2021
San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 23.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2…
November 27th, 2021
This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…
Earth Apple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Earth Apple does not tolerate low light 🚫.
San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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 20th, 2021
The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…