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Rhubarb 'Canada Red'
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Rhubarb 'Canada Red'

Plant Type: Edibles

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.

  • Bright red stems
  • Tender and sweet stalks
  • Very hardy, exceptional producer
Item # Pack Size  
4762806 25 #1 Div.
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Height:

3 ft

Spread:

3 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