Rhubarb plant growing rhizome leaf plant of the genus Rheum also known as Rheum rhabarbarum, Rhubarb plant perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grows in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-9.
Leaves color green the vain sometimes can be red, the shape is deltoid to shapeless, size can be more than 0.5 m.
Rhubarb plant stalk
Stalk edible the color of the stalk can be green or red, the stalk use for sweets.
Flower color white, the flowers grow on stem in inflorescence.
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Requirements for Rhubarb plant 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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
0.5-1 m, 20-40 inches
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
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
White flower grow on stem in inflorescence
Pollination is done by:
Bees, butterfly +
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 50cm, in deltoid shape to shapeless
Uses of leaf stalk:
Alcoholic beverage, jams, cooked