Botanical NameArmoracia rusticana
Sow MethodDirect Sow
Days To Maturity (# Days)180
Learning Download: How to Grow Horseradish
Homegrown horseradish is bursting with flavor, and it’s a perennial that many gardeners enjoy implementing in their garden plans each year. Homegrown horseradish has a fresh, bright flavor — more so than compared to the horseradish purchased from a store.
Before Planting: When picking a spot to plant your horseradish, make sure it’s the spot you will continue to grow the horseradish in for a long time because once the perennial is planted, you won’t want to move it.
Planting: Plant the cuttings at a 45-degree angle in loosened soil that is 12 inches deep, and leave the top of the root around 2 inches below the soil line. If you want more than one plant, space the root cuttings 30 inches apart in the garden.
Watering: Horseradish does not require much attention and only needs to be watered once a week.
Fertilizing: To keep the plant healthy, add a low-nitrogen fertilizer before and after its growing season.
Days to Maturity: Horseradish can be harvested one year after you planted the root. It is ready after frost has killed the leaves.
Harvesting: Harvest horseradish by freeing the main and side roots. Scrub the dirt from the main root under running water and dry it well. Store it in a perforated plastic bag for up to three months in the refrigerator.
Tips: To harvest root for the following fall or spring, cut off the top third of the root and then save the bottom part.
Horseradish roots will ship at the appropriate time for your planting zone. The chart below estimates when your horseradish roots will arrive. You will receive an email notifying you when your strawberry roots ship giving you a few days to prepare for planting.
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