General information about Jerusalem artichokes

Jerusalem artichoke grown usually as a perennial plant. Reproduces efficiently by underground tubers, bulbs contain a very large amount of inulin - prebiotic used widely.

Plant native to North America, has spread across continents as a plant edible, ornamental and fodder. Europe species came at the beginning of the seventeenth century, a well-received in a central European climate.

Jerusalem artichoke in recent years has become increasingly popular due to the ease of cultivation and large industrial potential - primarily biomass production and edible tubers. The development of technology allows more and better use of obtained yields.