planting new roots each year and harvesting late fall or early spring. This annual system produces tender creamy white carrot shaped roots.
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A horseradish is typically grown from a root cutting. If you have grown horseradish in the past you must be aware that it can become invasive. Horseradish has been grown for centuries for not only culinary but medicinal uses as well. Fresh horseradish is absolutely delicious and easy to grow.
Selecting Planting Site
Horseradish does will in full sun but also can tolerate light shade. As for soil Horseradish, it can be successfully grown in almost any soil type except light sand or heavy clay. Choose a site you know it will be ideal since you don't want to move this perennial once is planted.
How to Plant
Horseradish should be planted in early spring. Dig a hole 1 foot across and as deep as you shovel. Loosen at the soil in the bottom of the soil level.
Place the root horizontally in the soil approximately 1 inch below the soil level. Press soil filmy around the roots.
Roots should be placed in rows convenient for your equipment and spaced 18 to 24 inches apart down the row. If the annual system of production is preferred, dig only the large versicle roots in the fall or early spring leaving the lateral roots in place for producing the next season's crop. Be careful to sort out any older tougher roots. To prepare horseradish for use as a condiment, select tender creamy white roots, wash, peel and grate. Add some white vinegar and store in a tightly sealed container and refrigerate. Washed roots can be stored in a plastic bag in your refrigerator. Horseradish will give you cooking a refreshing splash of flavor. Although horseradish is a perennial older plants do not have as much flavor as younger ones. You may want to divide and replant often for maximum flavor. A mature plant will grow to be 24" tall and 18" wide.
You may fertilize with a balanced or low nitrogen fertilizer before and after growing season.
How to Prune
No pruning is necessary
Although horseradish is a perennial, older plants do not have as much flavor as younger ones. You may want to divide and replant annually for maximum flavor.
A mature plant will grow to be approximately 24" tall and 18" wide.
Horseradish left undisturbed in the garden spreads via underground shoots and can become invasive. You may want to plant in a container to keep it from taking over.
Dividing every fall after frost kills the leaves provides roots with maximum flavor.
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