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Description

Unbeatable, scintillating flavor. Once plants are established, they will produce huge yields of fresh horseradish that will spice up a wide range of dishes. And it’s a perennial, so you can plan on bigger and better crops every year. Harvest as early as spring once the ground thaws and the crown turns green or as late as fall, before the ground freezes. To continue to grow as a perennial, harvest and replant immediately. Harvested roots keep well for months. Cold-hardy. Sold in packages of 5 roots.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Ripens/Harvest Spring To Fall
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained - Average Moistness
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 6.5
Taste Spicy
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 3 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination

Pollination is not required for this variety.

This variety does not require pollination to produce a harvestable crop.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
to make fire cider in the winter
Jenny S on May 26, 2019
I had horseradish that grew very well before I moved from that location. I'd like to grow it again but have not been able to find it at my local nurseries.
Peter S on Apr 7, 2019
to make fire cider in the winter
Jenny S on May 26, 2019
If you are a cook, you need fresh horseradish in your garden.
Roy B on May 24, 2019
I had horseradish that grew very well before I moved from that location. I'd like to grow it again but have not been able to find it at my local nurseries.
Peter S on Apr 7, 2019
Couldn???t find anywhere else
Tamami S on Apr 6, 2019
Because horseradish is delicious, but also difficult to find fresh in my area. I'm hoping it will thrive here.
Marcel S on Mar 31, 2019
planting a permaculture garden and looking for interesting plants
angela h on Mar 18, 2019
Grew up with fresh horseradish, its better than you can buy in the store.
Dan H on Mar 17, 2019
Hubby wants to plant all the perennials he can - we are getting older and perennials are less work.
Linda L on Mar 15, 2019
fresh is better than jarred
SHARON S on Mar 14, 2019
Best deal I've found and good reviews
Andrew K on Mar 14, 2019
I like horseradish sauce. Pretty plant.
Linda R on Mar 12, 2019
Love fresh horseradish
William B on Feb 3, 2019
Easy to grow. Love the taste of fresh horseradish.
Wesley D on May 21, 2018
Hard to find good stuff, so gonna make my own.
nathan t on Apr 29, 2018
I needed horseradish for my heirloom kitchen garden.
Thomas M on May 17, 2016
Hard to find plant that my husband likes to eat.
Anna C on May 13, 2016
We chose horseradish to enhance hearty fall dishes.
ARLENE S on May 6, 2016
If you are a cook, you need fresh horseradish in your garden.
Roy B on May 24, 2019
Couldn???t find anywhere else
Tamami S on Apr 6, 2019
What are the planting instructions for your horse raddish. We received it but no planting instructions?
Robert M on Apr 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Basically, when you plant bare-root horseradish, make sure the flat end is up and the slanted end goes down in the planting hole. When you're finished planting, the horseradish will end up about 2 inches below the soil surface. We have all of our Growing Guides available online on our website for your convenience. Here is the one for the horseradish: http://www.starkbros.com/growing-guide/how-to-grow/garden-plants/horseradish-plants/planting
How do I eliminate horseradish plants I do not want?
Shirley S on Oct 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You can also dig out the roots to just under the surface, and then pour a mixture of equal parts salt and white vinegar on the visible remains. You can also cover the area with plastic and deprive it of any moisture for a few months, and it will not come back.
What is the Latin name of this horseradish species?
Dave B on Apr 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The species name is A. rusticana; this is a common or Maliner Kren type.

Customer Reviews

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Fun and easy
This stuff grew great. It's a tough plant and easy to care for...just keep it watered and it grows like a weed. In Autumn we had gobs of roots to harvest...and then this spring it just started growing again. We didn't have to do anything, Mother Nature took care of the initial watering. Keep in mind that once you plant it, it just keeps coming back. Was told that horseradish root from the grocery store can be planted...but don't know what you would get to grow, if anything.
May 10, 2016
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over 4 years ago
horseradish
Very nice roots. Left them in the ground for 2 years. Made some awesome horseradish dipping sauce for my meats. My guests said it was the best they've ever tasted
August 3, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Very prolific horseradish!
I've been buying fruit trees from Stark Bros for more than 20 years - quite happily. So I tried horseradish and am pleased with last year's harvest and how quickly horseradish sprouted from the bits of root I didn't manage to harvest.
May 17, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Robust plants
These roots were in great shape and have grown very robust plants that went through a -35 F Winter with no il effects, I had a couple of roots from another source that are healthy but the plants don't grow as large or as fast.
May 22, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Great roots
bare roots. Planted last spring, sprouted well, lots of leafy growth all summer, harvested and replanted this winter to do it all again
May 4, 2017
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over 3 years ago
Grew well
About half of the roots grew and these are thriving in a shady spot where not much else grows.
May 15, 2017
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over 3 years ago
Horseradish
Very good luck in Lancaster, ca. Second season and it looks great.
May 3, 2017
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over 3 years ago
Great product
Plant arrived healthy and grew very well. Everyone I planted came back the next year even with a harsh winter.
May 22, 2019
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1 year ago
Horseradish
I am very pleased with the horseradish plants. They are very healthy plants and produced well last fall. Looking forward to the new season.
May 1, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Grew very fast and was able to give my brother-in-law a plant as well the same year. Great product.
May 2, 2019
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1 year ago