Wasabi

Wasabia japonica

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  • Flower name
    Wasabi
  • Scientific name
    Wasabia japonica
  • Alias本山葵, Wasabi, Japanese horseradish, 山葵
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringField, River, pond, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Wasabi

Wasabi , scientific name: Wasabia japonica , is a perennial plant of the Brassicaceae family Wasabi genus native to Japan. It is an indispensable spice for Japanese food. It is a delicate plant cultivated in clear stream. It is used for grinding raw roots by gratering and putting in order to take off the fishy smell of sashimi and sushi.

Common name: Wasabi , Scientific name: Wasabia japonica, aka: Japanese horseradish, Origin: Japan , Plant height: 20 to 40 cm, distribution: Japan from Hokkaido to Kyushu, environment: clear stream · field, leaf color: green, flowering period: March to April, flower color: white, flower size: 0.5 to 0.7 cm, summer.


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Wasabi
  • Species
    W. japonica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.7 cm

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