Rheum palmatum grow and care – rhizome leaf plant of the genus Rheum also known as Rhubarb plant, Rheum palmatum perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grows in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.
Leaves color green the vain sometimes can be red, the shape is deltoid to shapeless, size can be more than 0.5 m.
Rheum palmatum stalk
Stalk edible the color of the stalk can be green or red, the stalk use for sweets.
Flower color pink, the flowers grow on stem in inflorescence.
Alternative names: Chinese rhubarb, Ornamental rhubarb, Turkey rhubarb, East Indian rhubarb
Rheum palmatum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Rheum palmatum growing and care:
Moist soil, acid soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Crowns / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? Yes
Difficulties or problems when growing: Leaves poisonous
Spring, summer, autumn Planting season:
Weevil Pests and diseases:
Pruning season: All year
How to prune:
Size of the plant: 1-2.5 m, 3-7.5 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement:
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Summer Bloom season:
General information about the flower Pink flower grow on stem in inflorescence
Pollination is done by: Bees, butterfly +
Edible leaf stalk
Leaf stalk harvesting season: All year
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 50cm, in deltoid shape to shapeless
Uses of leaf stalk: Alcoholic beverage, jams, cooked
Alcoholic beverages Beverage Cooked Jams
Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest
Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
Average growing plants Fast growing plants
Evergreen Geophyte Leaf plant Perennial plant
Edible plants Ornamental plants
Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
Full sun Plants Part shade Plants
Big amount of water Regularly water
Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9