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Growing Horseradish

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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

25 Jun 18, Ingwi Basher (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi, I would love to find out where in the Hawkes Bay region I can buy a plant or cutting? Having grown up in Sweden / Europe with many traditional dishes containing the wonderfully hot root (grated and mixed in sauces, potato salads etc. .. the list is long) I truly miss the unique flavour ...
11 Jun 18, Kim (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi I want to buy some horseradish to grow, Where can I go? We are in Katikati
01 Apr 19, Ken (New Zealand - temperate climate)
I recently picked up a seedling at Palmers in Bethlehem
17 Jun 18, Marie (New Zealand - temperate climate)
We are digging a heap up right now. Kati township. Email me for address if you still want some.
19 Jun 18, Steve (New Zealand - cool/mountain climate)
Hi Marie. I am also in Katikati & would love some horsradish to plant if you have some to spare.
14 Aug 18, Robyne (New Zealand - temperate climate)
horseradish I'm looking for a piece to plant if anyone has some please I'm on BOP Ta
20 Jun 18, Marie (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Sure do have heaps. Available weekends. Hope my email shows up this time. [email protected] (We usually do not add emails unless they are part of the text - Liz)
15 Jun 18, Paul (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Hi Kim. We can probably help depending on the type. I understand some folks call a rather large white tuber HR. We have the type that grows in the ground as a root, extremely hot, dies back in winter and comes away spring. Used for sauces etc. Is this what you want? Paul.
22 Mar 18, Tonia van der Lem (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
I Live in Gisborne and want some horseradish.Where can I get them. Also I look for Echinesea plants. Thank you
08 Jan 19, Mitchell Mcfarlane (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
Hi Tonia. Did you have any joy in getting some horseradish? I'm also in Gisborne and keen to get started. Thanks
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Hi everyone, Does anyone have a horseradish plant root for sale? I really want to plant some in my garden. Please PM if you do! Thanks, Brian

- Brian

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