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

01 May 11, hans glatz (Australia - temperate climate)
i'm from westaustralia and got problems to plant horseradish mostly the stames are to thin.can you help me.thank you regards hans
14 May 11, phil (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Hans, Did you buy them here in Perth as I live in Yokine?
23 May 11, Petrer antonenko (Australia - temperate climate)
Looking at growing horseradish on a sloping block in N.E. Victoria (Yea region). Does the plant need protection from kangaroos,rabbits and is it mainly disease resistant? Does it need much attention or can it be left alone?
04 Jun 11, Maria (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi just wanted to know if I can grow this in Dunedin, or where I could buy some fresh horse radish, thanks
21 Sep 11, Ross (Australia - tropical climate)
If your soil is volcanic they should do well the best horseradish I ever grew was in red volcanic soil in the Redlands east of Brisbane
07 Jun 11, ruth (Australia - temperate climate)
anyone out there near perth western australia who knows where to source horseradish. thanks
23 Jun 11, Alan Secombe (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Could I grow horseradish in sub-tropics.I have large raised garden beds and large pots.Does it prefer shade or full sun? with thanks
23 Jun 11, Ben borthwick (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi 4 seasons herbs sells horseraddish for 8.50 the website is www.fourseasonsherbs.com.au they qre really good the do express delivery and dont send on a friday so it wont sit around on the weekend i have brougt several plants from them and just brought a horseraddish :)
02 Aug 11, Jan (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Colin I would be happy to post you some horseradish. Let me know if you still want some, I have just dug some up.
20 Aug 11, Jordanna (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I would love some horseradish if you still have some. I am happy to pay for postage... Thanks :)
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Just thought I'd mention I found horsradish plants at Mitre 10 today in Westport. I've been looking for it for a very long time so was very happy. Other Mitre 10 store may have it now.

- Shelley Johnson

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