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Rheum rhabarbarum 'Crimson Red'

Plump solid crimson red stalks set this rhubarb apart for being one of the most flavorful on the market today.

Plant in well-drained soil in full sun.

Planting and Maintenance Info:

Light Requirements: Full Sun
Planting Depth: 2 Inches
Bulbs per Square Foot: 1

Do not harvest rhubarb the year you plant your crowns, remove any seed stalks that appear as they reduce the vigor of the plant. A light harvest may be taken the second year and by the third season all stalks that are 1 inch in diameter or larger may be harvested over a period of 6-8 weeks. Rhubarb cannot compete with weeds or grass

Plant Height:

24-48 In

Bloom Time:

Harvest late spring to early summer

Hardiness Zone:

2-8 Find your zone

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.