If you're looking for a powerful condiment that is easy to grow at home, it's time to learn more about horseradish. Find out more here!

Soil

What soil is good for Horseradish?

 Rich, moisture retentive soil with plenty of compost mixed in.

Position

How much sun does Horseradish need?

Prefers full sun, with room to spread. Will tolerate some light shade. 

Frost Tolerant

Is Horseradish frost tolerant?

Yes

Spacing

How much space does Horseradish need?

Roughly 40cm apart 

Planting

When should I plant Horseradish?

Usually planted in spring and autumn, depending on your climate. 

Feeding

What do I feed Horseradish?

Not usually required if the soil is prepared well. If plants are showing signs of deficiency, a light application of organic liquid fertiliser can be used. 

Harvesting

When can I harvest Horseradish?

Harvest as needed, one year after planting. Ideal harvest time is in late winter.

Pests

What pests does Horseradish get?

Cabbage Looper, Flea Beetle

Diseases

What diseases does Horseradish get?

Bacterial Leaf Spot, Brittle Root, Cercospora Leaf Spot, Ramularia Leaf Spot, White Rust, Turnip Mosaic Virus

Troubleshooting

How do I troubleshoot my growing problems?

Horseradish can become invasive if the roots are not completely removed from the ground at harvest time.