Wasabia japonica growing plant of the genus Wasabia also known as or Wasabi or Japanese horseradish, Wasabia japonica vine perennial evergreen leaf plant grow in temperate or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10a.

Leaves edible in heart shape with serrated, the leaves taste spicy, flower color white grow in clusters, stems also edible

Wasabia japonica roots

Root and rhizome is the most edible part, the size 5-15 cm in cone shape and it’s spicy taste after cut it need to wait 5 minute after this need to eat or preserve it

Wasabia japonica for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Requirements for Wasabia japonica growing and care:

Fresh water without chlorine, rich soil, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easy to do so

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Big amount requirements

Planting season:
Spring

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
Rhizome 5-15 cm (2-6 inches), the plant 30-60cm (12-24 inches)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
White flowers grow in clusters

Pollination is done by:
Flies, bees

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer

How to harvest the leaves?
Better to take the leaves when the root picked

Information about leaves:
Leaves edible in heart shape with serrated, the leaves taste spicy

Uses of Wasabia japonica leaves:
Herb, spread

Edible Roots

Information about  rhizome and root:
Root and rhizome is the most edible part, the shape is cone and it’s spicy after cut it need to wait 5 minute after this need to eat or preserve it

When to pull up rhizome and root:
All year, 2 years from planting

Uses of Wasabia japonica leaves:
Spread, dried

Scientific name:

Wasabia japonica

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors

Climate

Harvest season

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone