Crosnes or Chinese Artichoke

Crosnes

Botanic Name Botanic Name Dimension H X W Description Nutritional Advantage
Crosnes aka Chinese Artichoke Stachys affinis 12-16″ x 12″ Crosnes (pronounced chrones), chinese artichoke, chorogi, knotroot,or  artichoke betony, is a perennial herbaceous plant of the Lamiaceae (mint) family. The inch worm shaped tubers are grown as a root vegetable that can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled. Tastes slightly minty. Composed mostly of carbohydrate with some protein. One hundred grams of this vegetable contains 80 calories/100gm, with 3g protein, 17g carbohydrates.