Growing Horseradish

Armoracia rusticana : Brassicaceae / the mustard or cabbage family

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
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(Best months for growing Horseradish in USA - Zone 5a regions)

  • P = Plant crowns
  • Easy to grow. Plant root pieces. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 77°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 20 inches apart
  • Harvest in 16-24 weeks. Some improvement in flavour if left till after frost..
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Best kept separate

Your comments and tips

27 Mar 22, Gerhard Venter (South Africa - Dry summer sub-tropical climate)
Where can I buy horseradish to plant ? I stay in Knysna.
21 Sep 22, Bee-Pie (South Africa - Humid sub-tropical climate)
I have scoured the internet! You can only import them at this stage.
08 Oct 21, Marc (Australia - temperate climate)
How can I determine when horseradish rhizomes are ready to harvest. Time is a bit out of whack because it took ages for it to take. Currently the outer leaves are about 45cm long 15 cm wide clear healthy emerald green colour with many smaller leaves inside them. I planted a single piece of 5 cm rhizome in a 30 ltr veg bag in March this year. Only started going about a month ago but is going very well now.
11 Oct 21, Anon (Australia - temperate climate)
Go to Temperate Zone and Horseradish and read all the notes there about it.
02 Oct 21, Mike Austin (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi, Also looking for Horseradish Crowns , live in Kawerau, BOP .
17 Aug 21, helen dmytriw (Australia - temperate climate)
where can i get horsradish root to plant in pots i live in Melton, Melbourne victoria
07 Sep 21, Beverley Reilly (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
The diggers club has horseradish plants for sale online
29 Aug 21, Anon (Australia - temperate climate)
on line search where to buy it.
30 Jun 21, Janet (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi there Don, If you have any extra crowns after your harvest I would really appreciate some please. I look forward to hearing from you Best, Janet
21 May 21, mike (South Africa - Summer rainfall climate)
I wish to buy fresh horseradish rood for medicinal purposes. Where can I get some ? I am in Midrand. Thanks.
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can i plant horseraddish i bought in a store, maybe cut the root in quarters and plant? just curious. Thank You.......Garre

- Garre MacKillip

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