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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

GUNNERA manicata

Commonly known as Chile rhubarb, Giant prickly rhubarb

The more boggy the conditions the larger the giant, umbrella-shaped leaves.
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Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Small £16.50 each

plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch
Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
Large £45.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre - Early in the year, typically January til end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch
  • Green - tiny greenish red flowers
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 3-4m (10-13ft) or more.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - very large clump forming perennial. Rounded to kidney-shaped, palmately-lobed, sharply-toothed, dark-green leaves to 2m (6ft) long on prickly stalks to 2.5m (8ft) long. Flowers are followed by small, spherical, red-green fruit.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold drying winds. Protect crowns in frost prone areas.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - invasive. Should never be allowed to escape into the wild.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails.
  • Place of origin - Colombia to Brazil
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - conical, branched panicles to 1m (39in) tall
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Wet or boggy soil - - or deep, permanently moist, humus-rich soil.
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2.5m (8ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Average Person
  3-4m (10-13ft) or more.
 

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