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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
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.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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