How to grow horseradish in a garden

  1. Choose a sunny or light shade spot in your garden with well drained soil. Enrich with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser.   
  2. Place a 15 cm long root in the soil in late winter/early spring & cover with 2.5 cm of Yates Seed Raising Mix and water well. Space them out at 80 cm intervals. 
  3. Water regularly. Once the shoots appear, reduce them in number of two to three to encourage the root growth.  Feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie & Herb Liquid Plant Food. 
  4. Harvest by digging up all roots carefully as the smallest piece will regrow.

     


How to grow horseradish in a pot

  1. Choose a pot at least 500 mm wide and 700 mm deep to encourage root growth. Position the pot in a sunny or lightly shaded spot and fill with quality potting mix, such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter.  
  2. Place a 15 cm long root in the potting mix in late winter/early spring, make sure the top of the root is 2.5 cm below the surface. 
  3. Water regularly as plants in pots are likely to dry out more quickly than in soil. Once the shoots appear, reduce them in number of two to three to encourage the root growth.  Feed weekly with 
  4. Harvest by pulling out all roots carefully as the smallest piece Yates Thrive Vegie & Herb Liquid Plant Food. will regrow. 

Growing tips

  • Cut the root at a 45-degree angle when replanting. 
  • Harvest annually after first frost and replant after last frost. 

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