Growing Horseradish

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
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(Best months for growing Horseradish in New Zealand - cool/mountain 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

24 Feb 20, Clare (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Chris, It's easy to grow from a piece of root , you just have to plant it and it takes care of itself. It's best not to plant in the garden as it is invasive.I have it growing in a large pot and can send you a piece if you like . Cheers Clare
28 Feb 20, matt (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Clare, If you are serious, i would love to try and grow it? Im in Reservoir, Vic. Thanks matt
20 Apr 20, Clare (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Matt, Sorry it's taken so long to reply to you . If you are still after some pieces of Horseraddish to grow, give me your address and I will post it to you. Clare
24 Apr 20, DeDe (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Hi Clare, I'm a huge fan of horse radish, but a newbie to vegetable gardening. I would love to give growing horse radish a try if you have another piece of root spare. Happy to pay costs.
17 Feb 20, anon (Australia - temperate climate)
Try googling about how to grow horseradish. Look up seed selling companies to buy it.
21 Jan 20, Krystyna (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I would love to plant horseradish in my garden is there anyone in Hamilton area who can spare a piece of root.
24 Jan 20, (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
If you have Facebook Marketplace in NZ try that.
12 Jan 20, (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I bought mine on trademe Cheers Lena
28 Feb 20, MO (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Be very careful when planting horseradish as it is invasive, confine it to a container.
26 Dec 19, Joseph (Australia - temperate climate)
I have some Horseradish growing but cant get it to grow in to any thing of consequence, it spreads like wild fire but roots are too small to grate. Does anyone have a suggestion please
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You buy small root pieces. Plenty on ebay tho expensive or I have some on FB marketplace.

- Geoff

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