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Horseradish (Armocaria rusticana)

The horseradish is a condimentary plant, perennial by it's roots
It is from the cruciferae family like the cabbage and radish

Horseradish

ROTATION

It is grown in the root vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

The root clumps are planted in March and April during a waning crescent moon.
It can also be planted just to early autumn.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

It can rest in place 3 to 5 years, plant near the other aromatics.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

Mildew, but it doesn't stop good root developpment.

ADVICE

The root when grated can replace mustard in salads.
When pureed it can be used to accompany roasts and cold meats.