Big Top makes the most delicious and tangy Horseradish. Dig your own roots and use them to liven up mustard, dressings and other condiments. As with all perennials, Big Top Horseradish dies back in the fall and comes back in late spring.
Latin Name: Armoracia rusticana
Site and Soil: Big Top likes 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil.
Hardiness: Big Top can be grown where temperatures fall to minus 20º F.
Size at Maturity: 3-4 ft. in height
Taste: Spicy, tangy
Yield: 2-3 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Big Top is not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 5