Pruning Horseradish Plants

The nice thing about horseradish: pruning is unnecessary. You just want to make sure you keep suckers from competing with the main shoots.

During the growing season, a crown with multiple shoots form above the ground, while the original set grows in diameter with many side roots forming underground. The goal is to grow the original set as large as possible. Either suckering or lifting can achieve this.

NOTE: This is part 8 in a series of 11 articles. For a complete background on how to grow horseradish plants, we recommend starting from the beginning.