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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

28 Aug 19, Kay Walden (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Would really be grateful if someone in Southland has a piece I could strike a plant from please
19 Oct 19, Anna Frampton (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I’ve just acquired some in Southland. I’ll grow it up this season and can pass some root on to you in autumn/winter if you’d like? If you send me your email address, I can let you know when I harvest it.
10 Nov 19, Kristina (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi Anna, Can I have some of yours later? I live in Northland. My email is [email protected] Thank you.
10 May 19, Marg Hanley (Australia - temperate climate)
I’m going to to establish a herb garden All advice appreciated Thanks
10 May 19, Fred Ericsen-Miller (Australia - temperate climate)
where can i get horse radish plants and where can i buy HOT horse radish
21 May 19, Geoff (Australia - temperate climate)
You buy small root pieces. Plenty on ebay tho expensive or I have some on FB marketplace.
05 Apr 19, Alan Russell (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I want to buy some horse radish roots here in Auckland... any gardeners that have some please email... thanks Alan (Gardenate does not allow sales advertising - perhaps you could arrange an exchange ?)
31 May 19, Lucy (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
I have plenty of horse radish, but I live in United States and I don’t know if I can send the roots over seas. If I can mail the roots I will. Does anyone know?
10 Jun 19, Robin (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
New Zealand has strict quarantine laws when it comes to importing fruit, herbs and vegetables.I am sure they would not let it come in.
15 Feb 19, Vera (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Hi, I would love to plant horseradish in my Waihi garden. Is there anyone in the area who can spare a piece of root? Cheers, Vera
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