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Armoracia rusticana (Horseradish)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 23044



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Capparales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Armoracia
Species: Armoracia rusticana
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Herb
  • Invasive
  • Medicinal
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
  • 11 (Above 40 F / Above 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • May
Flowering End edit
  • June
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
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Suitable For edit
  • Low Maintenance Garden
  • Vegetable Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Tolerant of Most Types
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Bloom Colour edit
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Division
  • Root Cutting
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
Additional Short Notes add
  • easily harvested and made into condiment. edit | delete
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Jewell (5504)
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Frank (2697)
Netty (13558)


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Jewell (5504) wrote on Mar 10 2009
Broad large leaves can add interest to cottage/flower beds. Harvest outside roots for condiments or for propagation. Once established difficult to hurt. Hardy is most areas.

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Other names for this plant:
Armoracia armoracia
Cochlearia armoracia
Armoracia lapathifolia
Nasturtium armoracia
Radicula armoracia
Rorippa armoracia



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