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Horseradish is a large spreading vegetable, used primarily for its pungent roots. It should be given a confined space, as it spreads rapidly if left unchecked.

Latin Name

Armoracia rusticana


Family

Brassicaceae


Type of Plant

Vegetable
Perennials

Bloom Season

May - June


Specifications

Max Height: 2.5'
Max Spread: 3'

Uses

  • Vegetable

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southeastern Europe


    History

    Horseradish was noted by William Byrd II in his 1736 plant list.


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