Growing Horseradish

Armoracia rusticana : Brassicaceae / the mustard or cabbage family

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
                    P P

(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

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
30 Sep 17, Shelley Johnson (New Zealand - temperate climate)
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.
16 May 16, Anthony (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Where can i buy horse radish plants to grow?
29 Nov 16, Tim Neal (New Zealand - temperate climate)
where are you located? Im near Feilding. I have some well-established root which you're more than welcome to dig up a few and plant.
29 Dec 17, Nick (New Zealand - temperate climate)
Just seen your reply about horseradish - I live in Feilding, is it possible to get a cutting. Thanks Nick
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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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