Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) is a perennial plant of the Brassicaceae family. When cut or grated enzymes from the now-broken plant cells break down sinigrin (a glucosinolate) to produce allyl isothiocyanate (mustard oil), which is used as a spice.
|Growing Zones:||4 – 10|
|Mature Height:||1 – 4 feet|
|Mature Width:||2 – 3 feet|
|Sunlight:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
|Harvest Time:||Fall of 2nd year|
|Special Properties:||Keep contained, can become invasive when moved|