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Victoria Rhubarb

The best cooking rhubarb around

Victoria has stood the test of time-this heirloom favorite has been planted in kitchen gardens for years. This hardy perennial is a must-have for every gardener. Broad green stalks with a tint of crimson are not tough or stringy and are excellent for cooking. Resistant to deer, no pest or disease-related problems. Zones 3-7.

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Rheum rhabarbarum 'Victoria'
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 36 inches.
  • Depth: Plant bareroot 1 inch below soil surface.
  • Spread: 36 - 48 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade. Yields best in full sun.
  • Yield: High yields.
  • Color: Greenish-white to reddish blossoms.
  • Foliage: Medium to dark green foliage with red to red-green stalks.
  • Blooms: Mid to late Summer.
  • Fruit: Broad green stalks with a tint of crimson are not tough or stringy.
  • Zone: 3 - 8
  • Form: Perennial, Upright stalks, mounded clump.
  • Flower Form: Flower stalks can reach up to 6 feet tall with small greenish-white to red flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, deep, fertile soil, high in organic matter, PH 5.5-6.5.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast growth rate.
  • Comments: The best variety for cooking. Sweeter & milder than other varieties.


Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Vegetable Plants & Starts
1A-4B 9/4 - 11/2
5A & 5B 9/4 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/4 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/4 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/4 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/4 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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