Is this because the plant is old, or because I used mostly very skinny roots (pinky sized)? Apart from constant wet or cold, horseradish will grow in any part of the garden. ", "I cut fine pieces of the root (across the fiber) and then shred it in a mixer with apple sauce. Plants grow vigorously through spring, summer and autumn, and then die back completely in early winter. I have them in all of the smaller sizes, they are very useful. I had researched the plant so I new better than to plant it in the garden. ", "I plant horseradish between my potatoes and my son's beer hops. ", "Patricia, when kept in moist soil, the latent buds on the root will slowly swell and produce shoots. I used to use it with beetroot and with bechamel sauce for red meat. I live in South-West England (UK) where I guess is about right climate for this plant.Also I have used good quality soil (John Innes no2) I was wondering if anyone else has done this, and how long I should expect to wait to see growth. Used grated for horseradish sauce or horseradish cream, Please provide your email address if you are hoping for a reply, All comments are reviewed before displaying on the site, so your posting will not appear immediately, Your donation (via PayPal) will help support and improve Gardenate, Put Gardenate in your pocket. It's a real survivor of a plant. Get our app for iPhone, Less than three dollars for fifty labels. The longer it was fried, the less sharpness but good flavor. Everyone that tries it, loves it and gets a fresh batch every few months. Mix up more brine if needed to cover the grated horseradish with liquid. ", "been growing for two seasons now Im gonna prepare some. I suggest digging at least one plant this fall, after the soil cools but before it freezes. You can make a new planting from horseradish roots purchased from a nursery, or simply use healthy roots from the produce market. I'll buy from market and have some darn good sauce for my beef. ", "Dave, if you are seeing long, strappy green leaves, then you still have horseradish. Plant it and then leave it alone. ", "this is my first plant. I missed that comment. It is starting to come up now April 2014... Can I harvest some and replant roots now ?? ", "Would 10 year old roots be edible? The thin root that connects a wanderer to the mother clump would be small but edible. ", "The leaves of my plants look very poorly and sad should l cut them off ? (Best months for growing Horseradish in Australia - temperate regions). If you like the taste of horseradish but don't like the heat, bake them in the oven for a little while before grating them. Easy to grow. One where you can raise one end. ", "Thank You Barbara, did not know that. I love it and have yet to find some too hot. ", "Love this site. People have been grinding the peppery roots of horseradish into a condiment for more than 3,000 years. Glad to hear about the cutting the white flowers as I don't need it taking over in my garden. I've tried planting them in a tub and hope that this will achieve the same result. I just dug up one of the plants, and most of the roots are long and skinny, with only one big root a couple inches long. ", "My dad told me you can harvest horseradish in any month with an 'R' in it, basically September to April. Colin", "Thanks, Colin, I get upset with gummy labels, too. Good luck! ", "That was a great article thank you. (If you have difficulty using this form, please use our Contact Form to send us your comment, along with the title of this article. I'm a newbie to horseradish root, having just planted some my neighbor gave me in late winter. Thank you for all the info :))", "can you please advise me on where to purchase Horseradish seeds, not roots. : - ) go well my Dad has gout iss there something to do their work in the sun for! 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