Scientific Name: Polygonum hydropiper 'fastigiatum'
Common Name: Waterpepper
Other Common Names:
Daun Senahun, Marsh-pepper
Smartweed, Marshpepper Knotweed, Mild Water-pepper, Pimienta Acuatica, Pweve
D'Ewe, Smartweed, Subiberi, Water-pepper, Waterpeper, Yanagi-Tade
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 6-9
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Popular Japanese herb, used for sushi, peppery flavor is hot, but does not linger.
POLYGONUM HYDROPIPER 'FASTIGIATUM'. (Azabu-tade, Cultivated Smartweed) Popular Japanese herb used for sushi. Peppery flavor is hot, but does not linger. Served on sashimi (sliced raw fish), tempura, and sushi. This herb has lots of potential for experimentation!
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.