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Ever thought about growing rhubarb plants? If you love a good rhubarb pie, or just rhubarb in general, then you've come to the right place. Here we have information on rhubarb care, from simple growing tips to when and how to harvest rhubarb or how to tackle any rhubarb growing problems before they destroy your crop.
While the stalks are edible, the leaves of rhubarb are poisonous. So what happens if you put rhubarb leaves in compost piles? Is composting rhubarb leaves okay? Find out if you can compost rhubarb leaves in this article.
Rhubarb actually comes in several colors, including pink and speckled rhubarb varieties. You may even discover that green varieties of rhubarb are surprisingly sweet, and tend to be more productive! Click here to learn more.
If you’ve seen a rhubarb plant in someone’s garden, then you know the plant can become huge. So what if you love rhubarb and would like to grow it but have limited space? This article will help with growing rhubarb in containers.
Since I’m from one of the northern states, I just assumed that growing rhubarb in warm climates, such as most of the southern regions of the nation, was out of the question. Good news! I’m wrong! Find out how to grow rhubarb in warm climates here.
Rhubarb is easy to grow and, for the most part, pest and disease free. That said, rhubarb is prone to spots on its leaves. What causes rhubarb rust spots and what can be done for rhubarb that has brown spots? Learn more in this article.
Is rhubarb plant division necessary? If so, how and when should this garden task be performed? This article will help answer these questions, so click here to get more information about dividing rhubarb plants.
Rhubarb requires cool temperatures to “rest” before the plant regenerates in spring. The zone you live in will dictate the type of rhubarb winter care necessary to keep the plant producing. Learn more in this article.
Many people are familiar with the large green and red leaves on a rhubarb, but when the plant produces a rhubarb flower, this can give a gardener pause. Read this article for tips on how to keep rhubarb from going to seed.
A new rhubarb grower may have questions like “how to tell when rhubarb is ripe” and “when to harvest rhubarb.” Read this article for the answers and to learn more about harvesting rhubarb.