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Rhubarb
Rheum rhabarbarum
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9317759001433

A nutritious perennial herb with stout, fleshy edible stalks in a brilliant ruby red. The large leaves are beautiful but shouldn t be eaten as they contain high concentrations of oxalic acid which is poisonous. Plant in a sunny position or semi-shade. Rhubarb can be grown in the ground or in a container and tolerates cool climates. Can be stewed for desserts, used in pies, crumbles, fools and jams, and it also pairs very well with orange. Growing tip: For best results plant 90 centimetres apart.

Size — 95mm
Growth Width — 100cm
Growth Height — 80cm
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Use a quality Herb and Vegetable potting mix.

Watering needs

Water deeply until established for the first 6 to 8 weeks.