Gunnera growing herbaceous of the genus Gunnera also known as Giant Rhubarb, Gunnera perennial evergreen plant, the leaf stalk edible and mostly used as ornamental fixing nitrogen plant, can grow in tropic or subtropical, mediterranean, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 6+.
Leaves color green in round shape with lobes, the leaves size can be 1-3 m,
Leaf stalk edible in the color green.
Flower color can be red, purple, brown, pink or green the flowers small and grow in inflorescence like bottle brush.
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How to grow Gunnera growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
1-3.5 m, 3-11 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Like bottle brush flower in color can be: red, purple, brown, pink or green the flowers small and grow in inflorescence
Edible leaf stalk
Leaf stalk harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaf stalk?
Young fully grown take the leaf stalk from the ground
Information about leaf stalk:
Leaf stalk it’s the edible part the leaves big can be up to 3 m, in round shape
Uses of leaf stalk:
Alcoholic beverage, jams, eaten raw