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RHUBARB Lider Red

Rheum rhabarbarum

Stock: Available

$3.80

Family: Polygonaceae

Characteristics: Herbaceous perennial
Height: 60 cm
Spread: 120 cm

Seed per packet: 20

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A strong, vigorous growing variety of rhubarb with long slender stems that is easily grown from seed and ready for harvesting after 1 years growth. A heavy producer with tender flesh with an excellent balance of sweetness and acidity.

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

Tropical: All 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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