Ship Season: Spring
Items Per Package: #1 roots
2 - 3 feet.
Zone: 3 - 8.
Sun/Shade: Full Sun until the middle of June.
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
Spacing: Set divisions 3 feet apart in rows 4 feet apart.
Depth: Plant divisions 3 - 4 inches below the soil surface. Plant early Spring for Fall, do not harvest stalks 1st season. Harvest freely the following seasons.
Spread: 2 feet.
Yield: Excellent yields. 4 to 12 pounds of stalks at maturity.
Comments: Large stalks, yields 4 - 12 lbs. per crown at maturity. Color won't fade during cooking. Sweetest of all, needs less sugar when baking than others. Harvest well into Fall, seldom goes to seed. Rhubarb is a long lived perennial. Dependable producers of red stalks. Simmer, boil or bake. Perfect for preserves. Takes 2 years before ready to harvest. Apply Winter mulch in late Fall. Separate them into several small sections; each section should have at least 3 leaf buds and plenty of roots. Each Fall, top dress soil with a 3 inch layer of well-rotted manure or compost; apply along side and directly over the roots. Leaves of rhubarb are poisonous. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.