- Botanical Name:Cochlearia armoracia
- Height:2 – 3 feet.
- Spacing:24 inches.
- Depth:3 to 5 inches.
- Spread:6 – 10 inches.
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Pollinator:Self pollinating.
- Yield:30 to 50 pounds per 100 foot row.
- Size:5 No.1 Roots
- Form:Perennial. Upright.
- Flower Form:Star shaped flowers in a raceme along a stem.
- Soil Requirements:Loose, rich, moist loamy soil.
- Growth Rate:Moderate to fast
- Pruning:None necessary.
- Foliage:Oblong, toothed, puckered dark green leaves.
- Comments:Once a root is grated, it must be used or mixed with vinegar because it becomes bitter and not pleasant when exposed to air and heat for an extended amount of time.
Hardy perennial with disease resistance and high yields. Grated roots have a delightful tang. Dig in spring or fall.