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Hardy Tarty™ Rhubarb

Takes the Heat Like No Other!

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Hardy Tarty™ Rhubarb

Takes the Heat Like No Other!

  • Exceptional heat tolerance
  • Red, thick, non-stringy stalks
  • Tasty, tart flavor
  • Compact plants rarely bolt
  • Suitable for Southern and Northern gardens
A great variety—for both Northern and Southern gardens! Hardy Tarty has exceptional heat tolerance, thriving in hot climates as well as cooler ones. Produces gorgeous red, thick, non-stringy stalks. A tasty, tart and colorful addition to pies and other recipes! Compact plants rarely bolt and reach a mature height of 24-30 inches. Rhubarb, like Hardy Tarty, is a perennial vegetable that can be harvested for several months from spring to summer. Zones 3-8.
  • 63245
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  • $29.99
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  • Botanical Name: Rheum rhabarbarum 'Colorado Red'
  • Height: 24-30 inches
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches
  • Depth: Plant divisions 3 - 4 inches below the soil surface. Plant early Spring or Fall.
  • Spread: 24-30 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating
  • Yield: Great yields.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Fruit: Large, firm stalks, 12-15 inches. Good texture with very little fiber - non-stringy. Red color inside and out. Lemony-tart flavor.
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Form: Vegetable, Rhubarb
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy Soil
  • Foliage: Green leaves atop greenish-red stalks.
  • Comments: This variety exhibits exceptional heat tolerance, thriving in hot climates as well as cooler ones. Large, firm, smooth stalks stand out in shades of red. Nice red interior, too. Thick stalks have a nice texture with very little fiber - non-stringy. Good lemony-tart flavor, but not overly sour. Adds lots of color to your favorite recipes.

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