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Botanical name: Armoracia rusticana
Other names: Horse radish, Red cole, Pepper root, Pepper turnip, Red cole, Horseradish
Species: A. rusticana - A. rusticana is a vigorous perennial with fleshy, pungently aromatic tap-roots used for making horse raddish.
Armoracia rusticana is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Insignificant or absent in Summer
Foliage: Green in Summer
Fragrance: Has a strong aroma.
Habit: Clump-forming, Spreading, Upright
Plant with: Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens' (Purple sage), Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen' (Marjoram), Artemisia dracunculus French (French tarragon ), Coriandrum sativum (Coriander), Artemisia dracunculus Russian (Russian tarragon)
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Specific diseases: Clubroot
Pruning: Cut back after flowering. Can be invasive.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Armoracia rusticana (Horse radish) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Add to salads, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in light, fertile and deep, moist but well-drained soil in full sun (ideally your kitchen). Water freely in dry conditions to inhibit bolting.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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