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Commonly known as Rhubarb

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rhizomatous perennials
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - ornamental varieties are grown for their imposing basal leaves and tall flower panicles. Rhubarb with edible leaf stalks is Rheum x hybridum.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, crown rot.
  • Place of origin - eastern Europe,central Asia to the Himalayas, China.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus rich - mulch with well-rotted organic matter in early spring.

Buy Varieties of RHEUM

RHEUM palmatum

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Commonly known as: Turkey rhubarb.
Bog or water loving rhubarb plant with large leaves and plumes of red flowers on tall stems
individually £14.00 each, 3+ £11.00 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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