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Out of Season Crimson Red Rhubarb

Crimson Red Rhubarb

Produces Heavily Time After Time


One of the best ever for flavor. Sweet, yet agreeably tart. Produces ample yields of pleasingly plump, crimson stalks. Zones 3-8 (2 with some winter protection).
  • Zone 3 - 8 (-50° F.). ( Zone 2 with winter protection).
  • Height 24 inches.
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Rheum Rhubarbarum 'Crimson Red'
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Spacing: Set divisions 3 feet apart in rows 4 feet apart.
  • Depth: Plant divisions 3 - 4 inches below the soil surface. Plant early Spring or Fall, do not harvest stalks 1st season. Harvest freely the following seasons.
  • Spread: 24 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Yield: Good yields.
  • Foliage: Green leaves on top of crimson-red stalks.
  • Fruit: One of the best ever for flavor. Sweet, yet agreeably tart. Produces ample yields of pleasingly plump, crimson stalks.
  • Form: Perennial. Upright.
  • 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: Moderate growth rate.
  • Comments: Rated excellent overall. Plump, flavorful fiber-free stalks with rich red color. Sweet, with a pleasing tartness. Root divisions. Perennial plants remain productive for decades. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

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