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HORSERADISH

Horseradish plantBy Sanja565658 CC BY-SA 3.0, GFDL (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Armoracia rusticaria
Description

Famous for its spicy roots, it has a hot biting taste with a hint of sweetness. The plant is a hardy perennial herb that will grow rampantly under most condition except full shade and in wet ground. It is best controlled by growing in a container. Roots will keep in the ground throughout winter and can be harvested as required. They are an excellent source of sulfur. Young leaves can also be eaten raw or cooked, they have a strong flavour so are best used in moderation.

Other Names: Cochlearia armoracia
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Height: 10-20cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

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Spices (#Spices)

Preferred Climate

Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Yes

Suitability in Pots

Yes

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months

July, August, September

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Horseradish (Cutting)

White4350's Edible Fruits
Update: 3657 days 2hrs

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     Easy to grow. Needs only ordinary soil, thrives on neglect but a good watering when very dry is a help. Lift large roots, scrub clean of dirt and skin, grate, add salt and white vinegar for a hot spicey horseradish. Blend radish root with salt and cream for a rich horse radish cream. A blend of chili, garlic, ginger and horseradish, makes a great marinade for fish, pork and roast beef. A real sinus cleanser when suffering from colds and flu. Propagate via root cuttings, plant a few inches below the surface, water in well.

    

Fruiting Months September, October, November, December

Planted: 2005

Growing: In the Ground

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: a little dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Yearly and Spring

Pest Control:

The leaves suffer from caterpiller attacks and a spray must be used. I use Bunnings three in one successfully. (Insecticide, fungicide and miticide)

Organic Status:Pesticides Used


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Horseradish (Cutting) 3/10

Zeni's Edible Fruits
Update: 3661 days 12hrs

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I planted this in an area with hydrophobic soil in strong sun and no matter how much I watered nothing seemed to help. It struggled on for a year or so but then gave up the ghost.

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Horseradish

Zeni's Edible Fruits
Update: 3661 days 12hrs

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these are only new and are yet to be planted out. There will go around the fruit trees once I get the drip watering system working again.

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 5

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination


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