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Growing Horseradish

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
                    P P

(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

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
30 Dec 19, anon (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Sounds like you are using a fertiliser with a high N %. N produces grow of leaves etc, P is good for root development. K for flowers/fruit. Try and plant them after another crop has used up most of the N.
10 Nov 19, keith walker (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hello, I have just moved to New Zealand and i am trying to find some Horseradish root to grow in my new veg patch. i am in Cambridge if anybody can help i would be very grateful regards Keith
16 Jan 20, Danielle Saunders (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi Keith, I have just been given some horseradish plants. Would you like some once I have more? I'm in the waikato also. Email me [email protected] cheers.
28 Dec 19, Peter Collis (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi Keith, Like you, I am also keen to get some horse radish plants as the stuff you can buy here is only the creamed sort and a bit bland. Did you have any luck finding a source?
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I bought mine on trademe Cheers Lena

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