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Chipman's Canada Red Rhubarb
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Chipman's Canada Red Rhubarb

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Naturally Sweet, Dependably Cold Hardy

Simmer, boil or bake the tall, plump, brilliantly red stalks—nothing fades the rich color and intense flavor! Excellent yields, plenty for processing. Zones 3-8 (2 with some winter protection).

Zones: 3 - 8.
Height: 2 - 3 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full Sun until the middle of June.

Chipman's Canada Red Rhubarb - No. 2 root
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Chipman's Canada Red Rhubarb - Jumbo
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Chipman's Canada Red Rhubarb Product Details

Botanical Name: Rheum Rhubarbarum 'Chipman's Canada Red'

Height: 2 - 3 feet.

Spacing: Set divisions 3 feet apart in rows 4 feet apart.

Depth: Plant divisions 3 - 4 inches below the soil surface. Plant early Spring for Fall, do not harvest stalks 1st season. Harvest freely the following seasons.

Spread: 2 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full Sun until the middle of June.

Yield: Excellent yields. 4 to 12 pounds of stalks at maturity.

Foliage: Green foliage with red stalks.

Fruit: Naturally sweet, the red color won't fade in cooking. Produces long thick stalks that are rich red inside and out.

Form: Perennial.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, loamy soil that is fortified with compost or well-rotted manure. pH between 5.0 and 7.0.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Comments: Large stalks, yields 4 - 12 lbs. per crown at maturity. Color won't fade during cooking. Sweetest of all, needs less sugar when baking than others. Harvest well into Fall, seldom goes to seed. Rhubarb is a long lived perennial. Dependable producers of red stalks. Simmer, boil or bake. Perfect for preserves. Takes 2 years before ready to harvest. Apply Winter mulch in late Fall. Separate them into several small sections; each section should have at least 3 leaf buds and plenty of roots. Each Fall, top dress soil with a 3 inch layer of well-rotted manure or compost; apply along side and directly over the roots. Leaves of rhubarb are poisonous. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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