Looking part dandelion and part carrot, this large (to 3 ft.), coarse, weedy-looking plant is grown for its big white roots, which are peeled, grated, and mixed with vinegar or cream to make a condiment. Does best in rich, moist soils in cool regions. From southeastern Europe.
In late winter or early spring, set the root horizontally in a 3–4-in.-deep trench and cover with 2 in. of soil. One plant should provide enough horseradish for a family of four. For multiple plants, space 2 1/2–3 ft. apart. Through fall, winter, and spring, harvest pieces of horseradish roots from the outside of the root clump as you need them.
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Upright growth to 3 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide, with solid deep red flowers.