The Magic and Unavoidable Misery of Sunchokes

I thought my first submission to Medium might be something much more esoteric and metaphysical, but during autumn I’m again weighing the merits and little known misery of sunchokes. I’m wondering if they are worth growing again. What do you think???

The Magic of Sunchokes

Not just pretty faces in the yard. They look like sunflowers. You might want to plant them just for that. They are a 6'+ tall, beautiful backdrop planted along a fence or a showy statement grown from a clump of tubers.