Re: [gardeners] Horseradish and potatoes?

George Shirley (
Fri, 20 Feb 1998 07:40:02

At 10:09 PM 2/19/98 +0000, you wrote:
>I have got a huge bunch of horseradish roots that desperately need to get 
>planted pronto. Ditto a huge amount of potatoes that have already been 
>chitted. I read that horseradish supposedly helps protect from potato 
>blight. Anybody had any experience planting them in close proximity? I 
>have some 4-square raised beds that are ready to plant and the height of 
>the horseradish at the back of the beds would make (maybe) and interesting 
>"hedge" of sorts. Also would be easier to keep them from invading other 
>areas if planted in these particular beds. What say you guys?
>Catharine/Atlanta, zone 7b
Should make it handy for potatoes with horseradish sauce when you harvest
them both. Never heard of horseradish as a companion plant for potatoes
but, then, I don't grow either. Go for it.