7 Review (s)

  1. Yulianna PULENKOVA, Krasnodar Territory

    I don’t throw away horseradish waste, but use it to control pests (I prefer to fight them not with chemicals, but with the help of herbal infusions).

    To 1 liter of soft water I add 70 g of crushed horseradish waste. I insist for a day and strain. Before use I add 4 g of soap.

    I spray the plants in the late afternoon. For better effect, I also spray the soil. For a gooseberry bush, for example, approximately 1 liter of infusion is consumed, for currants - 1,5 liters.
    This infusion is a good prevention against pests. In addition, replacing chemical protection products with herbal ones saves money and helps to obtain products that are cleaner in an environmental sense.

  2. Basil

    Planting horseradish is a simple matter

    At the end of autumn, dig up horseradish roots and cut off their side shoots - root cuttings about 1 cm thick and 15-20 cm long. Remove small side shoots in the middle of the root cutting: they can cause branching of the root. Plant the cuttings the same day. Leave 50 cm between plants, 40-45 cm between rows.

    In the spring, feed the horseradish with a mixture of 20 g of superphosphate, 15 g of potassium salt and 20 g of ammonium nitrate (per bucket of water). Water unless it rains for a long time. During the summer, dig up the planted cuttings a couple of times and remove the lateral shoots with a sharp knife. By the end of autumn you will have thick roots.

  3. Summerman, gardener and gardener (anonymous)


    We solved this problem this way: we started growing horseradish in old leaky buckets. We fill the buckets with garden soil, flavored with organic matter, and plant 1-2 rhizomes. We water the plantings generously, excess moisture escapes through the holes.
    The rhizomes do not grow very large, but there are a lot of leaves and stems.
    Thus, horseradish does not grow throughout the entire area and can be transported in a bucket to any place.

  4. Abramov, Penza

    I've been struggling with this scourge for a year now, but not very effectively. What do you advise?

    • OOO "Sad"

      There are many options. The most time-consuming is several diggings of the soil, followed by a selection of all parts of horseradish. Theoretically, even if a small part of horseradish remains in the soil, a new plant will begin to develop, but in reality this does not always happen.
      If the hell is completely tortured, and there is no desire or physical ability to dig up the soil, then you can use a herbicide, for example, Tornado, but do not forget that herbicides contain glyphosate and are harmful both to the soil and to the human body.
      You can try to plant green manure beans on this site, for example, oriental goat's rue, and then plant it in the ground by digging. Let's say, sow in the spring, and close up in mid-August, but this does not always help, although there are chances.

  5. Antonina Bochenkovo, Moscow region

    We got a plot, and it's all overgrown with horseradish. What to do?

    • OOO "Sad"

      Horseradish is a perennial plant. Getting rid of it on the site is quite problematic because of the powerful, highly branched root system, which penetrates to a depth of up to 3 m in a few years.
      It is almost impossible to destroy the thickets of this plant in one season. The easiest way to deal with it is to treat the site with herbicides Lornet, Fighter, Clorite, Gazontrel and others approved for use in personal subsidiary plots. Spray in the spring, in the early stages of growth at a foliage height of 10-15 cm.
      But one treatment may not be enough. Therefore, after the regrowth of surviving plants, repeat spraying in the second half of summer - early autumn.

      In early spring, the site can be dug up with a garden pitchfork, gently pulling the roots out of the soil. It is undesirable to dig up the area with a shovel, as the roots are cut, divided into small pieces and it is difficult to pick them out of the soil. If possible, the site is better to plow deeply with a plow. After carefully select all the roots, regardless of their thickness and length, and destroy. Then the soil is leveled by harrowing and left in this state until autumn, so that young horseradish plants appear, which are destroyed by herbicides.
      An easier way to deal with horseradish can be to repeatedly mow the green mass throughout the growing season to deplete the root system.
      In late summer and early autumn, young green leaves are sprayed with one of the above herbicides.


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