Plant Care Eutrema Japonicum

Eutrema Japonicum

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About Eutrema Japonicum

Wasabi is an herbaceous perennial native to Japan and Korea. It's grown along rivers and streams in mountainous areas. The root is a horseradish substitute. The best temperature to grow Wasabi is between 46-70 degrees. It can take up to three years for the rhizomes to mature to a harvest size of 1 inch in diameter.


Eutrema japonicum

Also known as

Wasabi, Wasabi and Japanese Horseradish

How to care for Eutrema Japonicum


How often to water your Eutrema Japonicum

Water needs for Eutrema Japonicum
0.5 cups
every 9

Eutrema Japonicum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Eutrema Japonicum

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Wasabi in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Eutrema Japonicum: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Eutrema Japonicum can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize Eutrema Japonicum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Eutrema Japonicum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Eutrema Japonicum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Eutrema Japonicum is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Eutrema Japonicum

Eutrema Japonicum

Eutrema Japonicum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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