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Stachys affinis (Chinese Artichoke)

Stachys affinis (Chinese Artichoke)

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Stachys affinis, commonly called crosne, Chinese artichoke, Japanese artichoke, knotroot, or artichoke betony. The plant is a perennial herbaceous from the mint family Lamiaceae, originating from China. Its rhizome is a root vegetable that can be eaten raw, pickled, dried or cooked. The raw tubers taste a bit like fresh apples. The rhizomes are dormant in Autumn and Winter. Expect growth in mid Spring.

Please note tubers are not available at the moment, and only potted plants are available.

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