We are most familiar with wasabi in the form of the green paste you would find beside sushi when you dine at your favorite Japanese restaurant. And if you regularly enjoy Japanese cuisine, Wasabi may have ben, your constant condiment. However, experts and gardeners alike claim that WasabiaJaponica is one of the rarest and most difficult plants to grow and nurture.
Therefore, the few who are successful at growing wasabi sell this rare and demanding plant at extremely high prices. Chiefly, the horticultural world handles wasabi supplies almost as carefully as they would gold.
What makes wasabi so hard to grow? And are you thinking about taking on the wasabi growing challenge? Here are 11 amazing facts about growing wasabi you may not know yet and what is involved in nurturing this finicky vegetable.