Horseradish Plants

Flowering Horseradish

Anonymous added on April 27, 2011 | Answered

When growing my horseradish, I have usually picked the flowering heads off. Is there any reason (advantage or disadvantage) to doing this?

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Answered on April 28, 2011

Taking the flowers off forces the plant to focus more on the roots, which is what you want to harvest, instead of flowers and then seeds. So it is helpful to prune the flowers.

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