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

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?
11 Nov 19, anon (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Search for some seed selling companies on the internet in NZ.
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.
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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I bought mine on trademe Cheers Lena

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