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Rhubarb 'Crimson Cherry'

Edibles

Rhubarb 'Crimson Cherry'

Plant Type: Edibles

Recommended Substitute
Rhubarb Canada Red
From division, bright red and holds its color when cooked, somewhat shorter and more slender stalks are very tender and sweet, produces fewer seed heads, very hardy and exceptional producer.
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From division, bright red stalks are longer and thicker, very tender and sweet, excellent producer.

  • Bright red stems
  • Tender and sweet stalks, thicker than Canada Red
  • Exceptional producer
Item # Pack Size  
4762816 25 #1 Div. Please Login for Pricing

Height:

3 ft

Spread:

3-4 ft

Zone:

2-8

Rhubarb

Common Name: Rheum

Rhubarb is a cool season, perennial plant that is very winter hardy and resistant to drought. Rhubarb grows best on fertile, well-drained soils that are high in organic matter. 

Plant the roots with the crown bud 2" below the surface of the soil. Water the crowns after planting.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry
Average Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Slug Resistant

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Disease Resistant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Growth Rate in the Garden

Rapid

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer
Late Summer
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