Wasabi Grows in Pots Just Fine

Edymnion(7a)January 13, 2013

Last year I asked if anyone had any experience with growing Wasabi, apparently no one had.

I would just like to stop in and say that yes, you can grow wasabi in pots just fine.

The main plant is a little leggy right now due to being brought indoors for the past couple of weeks due to freezing weather (its back out now since its been warm and cloudy/rainy, and its been loving it).

As you can see, I've also been able to successfully divide it out into a couple of smaller plants as well.

I did lose one plant due to the heat last summer, but overall I find that as long as you're careful about the temperature ranges you put them in, these things will bounce back from a lot.

Just don't let 'em freeze, don't put them out in full sun, and don't let them sit out in 90+ degree weather (they definitely seem to prefer 50-60 degree weather though), and you can grow your own wasabi quite easily.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Awesome information here, thanks for your investigation results.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 5:37PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks for posting. I had no luck with seeds so might try plants this time.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 9:47AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Interesting, I just bought some seeds myself. Thinking of growing it in a SWC. How many can fit in a 5 gallon bucket?

    Bookmark   May 14, 2013 at 3:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Just got 2 plants in mail. Any more info on growing them in or outdoors would be most appreciated. I am most concerned with how much and type of lighting they need.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2013 at 11:18AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Are Japanese Maples Deer Resistant?
I have several recently purchased Japanese Maples and...
Japanese Maple / Acer advice required
Hi all, looking for some advice on jap. maples/acers...i...
Where can I find buyers for these large rocks/boulders?
Hi we are thinking to re-landscape our yard. The previous...
transplanting a JM seedling
We have a very large Japanese Maple on our property...
Do deer damage rhododendrons in Puget Sound?
Has anyone ever experienced deer damage to rhododendrons...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™