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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 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 Nov 19, anon (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Search for some seed selling companies on the internet in NZ.
31 Oct 19, Jack Jansen (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I’m in Stanmore Bay Whangaparaoa and would like to know if I could get hold of some horseradish root to strike a plant. Thanxs
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?
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where can i get horse radish plants and where can i buy HOT horse radish

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