Roots, Horseradish

Horseradish

Roots, Horseradish

Horseradish

Horseradish is a powerful root that is lip curling with a sting! Horseradish's heat and biting flavor make it a quite popular ingredient in many dishes and amongst gardeners. The leaves on horseradish are also edible!
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Product Details

Botanical Name

Armoracia rusticana

Seed Type

Root,Roots

Sow Depth

4-6"

Breed

Open-pollinated

Sun

Full

Cubic Inches

87.75

Life Cycle

Perennial

Sow Method

Direct Sow

Plant Spacing

12"

Categories

Horseradish

Zones

3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Days To Maturity (# Days)

180

Weight

0.5

Depth

1

Height

9

Width

6

Growing Instructions

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.

Shipping Schedule

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.

This item’s size, weight, or shape may require an additional shipping surcharge based on the shipping location selected. Specific charges will be displayed during checkout. We are unable to take specific shipping dates at this time.

*This product is perishable and does not ship outside the United States.

Horseradish Root Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONES SHIPPING BEGINS
8,9,10 March
6,7 March-April
3,4,5 April-May

 

 

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