What Makes Horseradish Bitter?

What makes my horseradish bitter sometimes?

Pete from LaPorte, CO

November 19, 20080 found this helpful

If you are talking about the kind you grow in your garden, it could be the heat &/or amount of moisture that there is when it is growing. A lot of heat often makes veggies bitter -- lettuce or radishes, for instance.

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November 19, 20080 found this helpful

I dig mine only after the first frost. I`ve never had bitter horseradish.

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