Annually Recurring Perennial Vegetables
1. Jerusalem Artichokes
Jerusalem artichokes, also known as sunchokes, have become a more popular vegetable in rec
The plant reaches a height of 6 to 10 feet and is topped by attractive yellow blossoms.
Many consider garlic to be an annual because gardeners typically harvest their complete cr
op of bulbs before planting new ones the following year.
However, cultivators who make a habit of leaving a portion of their garlic bulbs in the gr
ound are rewarded with perennial garlic.
Radicchio is a variety of chicory with red and white leaves that form a head similar to ca
The leaves of radicchio have a robust and slightly bitter flavor use them in salads and m
inced in pasta dishes and stews.
Lovage is a vegetable that has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes since Greek a
nd Roman times.
This plant is resilient in Zones 4-8 and can reach a height of six feet. It prefers partial shade and soil that is well-drained and well-watered.
Sorrel leaves are perennial greens with an acidic and lemony taste, and they are a wonderf
ul addition to salads and sandwiches.
This attractive and edible plant has long, erect leaves that reach a height of approximate
ly 12 inches.
Despite the fact that some culinary herbs are annuals, there are many that can be grown ye
ar after year and therefore belong on the list of perennial vegetables.
These herbs consist of chives, mint, lemon balm, oregano, sage, and thyme, among others.