The authentic stuff, not dyed horseradish! Grow your own fresh sushi paste - it takes a little care and attention but you'll be so proud you did, especially if you love your Japanese cuisine. 'Mazuma' is a highly regarded variety for its elegance, heat and sweetness. Excellent cultivation and culinary info on Asahi's website
field image: sk via Flickr; root image: t-mizo via Flickrsculpture image: vera46 via Flickr cropped to size.
DESCRIPTION: Lush tropical herbaceous perennial with glossy evergreen foliage. White buds open into yellow flowers. Attractive garden plant grown for its edible tangy roots used in cooking and medicine. USE IN: Grown for its roots. LOCATION: Grows in cool stream beds and gently sloping water fields. CARE: Well drained soil, plenty of cool water, filtered shade. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 50cm H x 40-50cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. Plants shipped as plugs inside our tubestock pots (see photo), ready to plant or pot up.