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Growing Horseradish

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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

11 Jul 17, Trudy (Australia - temperate climate)
I always bought Heinz horseradish in a jar at Safeway or Coles now no longer available.Can buy it under Masterfoods but taste is horrible.Would love a real recipe to make my own(nice & creamy with a good bite of zest)where can I buy this plant??Bunnings??or other garden outlets???Please advise I live in Langwarrin vic
04 Nov 17, Kerri (Australia - arid climate)
Hi Trudy I live in Mill Park & am happy to give you a plant.
30 Oct 17, Liora (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Trudy. I bought my horseradish root through ebay - a place in the Blue Mountains (NSW) - it's grown magnificently but it did take a while to establish.
12 Aug 17, Narelle (Australia - temperate climate)
For many years I bought a brand named Edal or perhaps Edel but so long since I've been able to find it where I live on the Central Coast. When available it was in the refrigerated section of the supermarket. So good you can eat it from the jar.
30 Oct 17, Liora (Australia - temperate climate)
Eskal - the best but really hard to get in rural oz.
10 Jul 17, Mary Meyer (Australia - tropical climate)
My mother would grate approximagely equal quantity of raw horseradish and cooked beetroot which we would have with almost any kind of meat, espacially deli kind. If kept in fridge it can last for a while but we would use it up quickly.
16 Jul 17, John (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
This combination mixed with sour cream also makes a fantastic dip!
05 Jul 17, Kim (Australia - temperate climate)
Interested.have you got any spare.
07 Jul 17, John (Australia - temperate climate)
I can send you some pieces of horseradish root. Please email 'horseradish' to [email protected] with your name and address.
01 Aug 17, Val Jefferies (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
John, just looked up the net for growing turmeric and noted your comment on horseradish. Absolutely love the stuff but was unaware I could grow it. I would love to be able to get some from you and am willing to pay for it and its postage too if you have any left. Thank You Val
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By this website it is planted Sept Oct. Read up about it is my suggestion.

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