Wasabi
Wasabia japonica
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously very moist
Fertilizer suggestions Use Bog plant fertilizer (e.g. N5-P4-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers shady conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid summer (average around 15 °C) and frosty cold winter (average around 0 °C) climates.
pH range 6.0 - 7.0
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

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Names

Other common names Japanese Horseradish
Family Brassicaceae
Other scientific names Alliaria wasabi, Cochlearia wasabi, Eutrema japonica, Eutrema okinosimense, Eutrema wasabi, Lunaria japonica

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • green