Canada Red Rhubarb

Rheum x hybridium 'Canada Red'

$15.00 + GST

Features bold spikes of white flowers rising above the enormous round, crinkly dark green foliage. Remaining green in colour throughout the season it accents the dark red leaf stems with very tender skin and flesh texture without stringyness.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 1.8 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 1.8 ft FLOWER No Flower
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Rheum x hybridium 'Canada Red'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Enormus crinkled, round leaves

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent plant or in a mass planting

Native:

Native

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average well-drained conditions

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Can be pruned at any time

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

The large cherry stalks are harvested when mature and have a sweet taste with a crisp texture. Most commonly used for cooking, baking, preserves, canning and sauces. Only stems are edible, other parts of the plant are poisonous

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot