Horseradish

Scientific Name: 
Armoracia rusticana
Family Name: 
Brassicaceae
Place of Origin: 
Southeastern Europe and Western Asia
Plant Description: 
Green leafy herb that dies off in Autumn. The root is then dug and divided. The main root is harvested and the other offshoots are replanted to produce next years crop.
Plant Height: 
1.5m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Medicinal
Harvest Period: 
Autumn once the leaves die off.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb

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