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RHUBARB Victoria (Heirloom)

Rheum rhabarbarum

Stock: Available

$3.80

Family: Polygonaceae

Characteristics: Herbaceous perennial

Height: 60cm

Spread: 120cm

Seed per packet: Approx 15

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A strong, vigorous growing Rhubarb that is easily grown from seed and ready for harvesting after 1 years growth. Thick stems have a crimson colour that is more intense at the bottom fading to green at the top.

Produces medium sized juicy stalks, a heavy producer with tender flesh with an excellent balance of sweetness and acidity. A classic heirloom vegetable.

Adaptable to most good garden soils, prefers an open sunny position.

TropicalAll year round.
Temperate: Spring through to early Autumn.
Cool climate: Spring to early Summer

Sow: 6 mm deep
For best results sow in trays of seed raising mix and transplant when 6 cm tall.
Plant space: 40-50 cm
Row Space: 40-50 cm
Germination: 7-14 days
Maturity: 50-100 weeks

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