Rhubarb- Glaskins Perpetual

Rheum rhabarbarum


Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

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Rhubarb- Glaskins Perpetual

Rheum rhabarbarum


  • Perennial 150cm
  • Red or green stems
  • Quick growing


Perennial vegetable growing to 150cm. Very quick growing plants that can be harvested lightly in their first year. Long stems that vary in colour from green to pink to red. Excellent flavour; most commonly used in desserts. Good stewed and in pies and sauces. DO NOT EAT LEAVES, Rhubarb leaves are poisonous.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 12mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 7-14 days @ 20-23°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Row Spacing: 70cm
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Plant Height: 150cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 365 days
*Notes: Keep well watered. Pick as required always leaving a few centre stems. Remove any flowering stems. DO NOT EAT LEAVES, Rhubarb leaves are poisonous.

(Product number: E1-18)
Seeds per gram: 75 seeds


SKU E1-18
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Rheum rhabarbarum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 20 seeds
Seeds per gram: 75
Photo credits:

Photo by Cristina / CC BY 2.0

Photo by lantrix / CC BY 2.0

Photo by Jenn Gray

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