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Glaskins Perpetual Rhubarb

Peat Pot, 3 roots per pot GPRH_3 $12.20 Out of stock
Heavy Yielding and Delicious Green Stemmed Heirloom Rhubarb

This heirloom strain from the U.K. has been one of the most productive seed grown varieties  partly due to its green stems and ability to grow in warmer climates. Heavy producer of tender petioles starts early in the season producing long into the season. You can grow it from seed or cuttings. The perpetual part of the name comes from its ability to produce in early summer and again in the fall.  This is a mix of both green and red stems, but primarily this is a green small stemed selection perfect for rhubarb pie. For those who know rhubarb, this selection is considered one of the best in the flavor department without being over the top in sourness. Plants grown in small pots available. 

Glaskins Perpetual Rhubarb Seeds       90 percent solid seeds on cut test.

 

 

Plant Specs
Genus & Species Rheum rhabarbarum
Seed Source N/A
Hardiness -35
Height (ft) 2
Width (ft) 2
Pollination Requirements Self fertile although normally flower tops are removed to improve on yield.
Soil Likes rich organic soil and cool conditions for best yields.
Climate Zone 2 ish -zone 7.
Ease of Cultivation Anyone can grow this. Essentially it develops a massive root drawing deep into the soil. Best in cool climates with a rich organic base.