Armoracia rusticana /Horseradish

Armoracia rusticana   / Armoracia rusticana
New leaves on a vigorously growing plant
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New leaves on a vigorously growing plant

Large leaves have a pungent fragrance when crushed

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Scientific Name: Armoracia rusticana
Common Name: Horseradish
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: Roots may be harvested any time but not later than spring following a seasons growth. Plants propagaged by root cuttings. Spungy root is grated and used as a relish aand sauces, particularly with meat and some vegetables. White flowers is spring are not showy.