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Armoracia rusticana - Plant

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Description

This plant is a great attractor for butterflies and bees, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Horseradish is a great choice.

Armoracia rusticana, commonly called horseradish, is a somewhat coarse vegetable that is grown for its pungent, fleshy roots which are harvested and grated to make sauces or relishes.

Plant features large, variably sized (up to 2 long), dock-like, toothed, shiny, dark green leaves and insignificant, whitish flowers which appear in summer in terminal panicles.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name horseradish
Maximum Reachable Height 2.00 to 2.50 feet
Flower Colour white
Bloom Time Flowers not showy
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Best left undisturbed until harvest time in winter as broken roots will freely germinate. Roots can be taken at any time though.

Armoracia rusticana care

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun / full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Horseradish is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Sunlight Full sun
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 32 degree F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Armoracia rusticana special feature

butterflies and bees attracter

Armoracia rusticana uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Grow in a quiet, sunny corner of the vegetable garden where its spreading habit will not crowd out other plants

Medicinal Use:

  • High Vitamin C content
  • Has anti-bacterial, diuretic and stimulant properties
  • Horseradish and honey when gargled are said to be good for sore throats
  • Can be used as a tonic for the liver and spleen
  • Can help digestion and wind!Can ease arthritis, gout, urinary tract infections and sciatica

Culinary Use:

  • Flowers are used to make Horseradish Sauce
  • The leaves are also spicy when eaten raw