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A picture of a Armoracia


Armoracia spp.

Armoracia lapathifolia bgiu by Bogdan (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A close up of some Armoracia flowers in a garden
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A photo of Armoracia
A photo of Armoracia

Armoracia Overview

Armoracia is a small genus of 3 perennial species that produce 4-petalled white flowers. They are widely cultivated for food consumption across the world. Residing in the family Brassicaceae, along with other crop species such as cabbage, mustard and broccoli. Grown mainly for their large, white roots. Species in this genus include the well-known horseradish, which may be consumed as a root vegetable or a spice for flavouring.