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 10°C and 25°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 50 cm 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

25 Jan 14, John potter (Australia - tropical climate)
Bunnings have some very nice plants ,
06 Dec 20, Vicki (Australia - temperate climate)
Bunnings sell a very small plant for $15.
13 Apr 21, Werner verwuster (Australia - temperate climate)
Where are sizable,horseradish roots for plants available in the Perth area
07 Oct 10, Mike (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
I too have been looking for horseradish. Isabel Sheppard sold me some when we lived on the Sunshine Coast but it died and anyway, you cannot bring plants to Tas.
11 Nov 10, Will (Australia - cool/mountain climate)
Head to Chung Sing's vegetable wholesaler in Campbell St and you can buy some if in stock otherwise they can ring the supplier and order some in. Transplant that.
13 Dec 10, Krystyna Clark (USA - Zone 7a climate)
It's 18 degress right now - tonight will be in single digets. Will stay that way for a week - can i still plant horseradish?
15 Jan 14, Debbie Schwitzer (USA - Zone 7a climate)
If it is celcius, then yes, otherwise, "Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 77°F."
14 Dec 10, Iris (Australia - arid climate)
I have grown ordinary radishes, but one is very long, not round like t he ot hers. How do I know if t his is a horseradish please
17 Dec 10, Liz (Australia - temperate climate)
Iris, horse radish is a completely different plant. It would be unusual if you had some seeds as they are usually grown from cuttings. What you might have is a daikon radish. They grow a long white root.
18 Dec 10, Ted (Australia - temperate climate)
I have it growing out of control in SW Victoria
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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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