Horseradish plants or ‘Armoracia rusticana’ is a root vegetable that is used for both culinary and medicinal purposes. Growing Horseradish is not difficult and plants can be grown from tubers or roots. Horesradisd can be grown from seed however they are difficult to obtain. Horseradish cream is used widely with Roast Beef. Claimed medicinal and theraputic uses of horseradish are many including as a poltice for infections, arthritis and pleurisy.
‘Armoracia rusticana’ or Horseradish is very easy to grow, it flowers in spring or early summer and in fact it can tend to be a bit of a weed if not kept under control.
We suggest when growing horseradish you consider sinking half of an old rubbish bin into the ground, with its bottom removed. Don’t worry to much about soil or position, because it will not
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