Information About Rhubarb

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.

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How To Store Rhubarb & Preserve Post-Harvest

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Delicious in desserts, there are several methods of rhubarb preserving that will make it last long after the harvest.

Use A Rhubarb Forcer Pot To Grow Sweeter Rhubarb

By Laura Miller

Rhubarb can be forced to grow with a forcing pot, but you need to learn how to do it. Read on.

Victoria Rhubarb Care – How To Grow Victoria Rhubarb Plants

By Teo Spengler

While red stalks on rhubarb are bright and attractive, green-stalk varieties are larger and more vigorous. One to try: Victoria rhubarb. For information about the rhubarb Victoria variety, including tips on how to grow Victoria rhubarb, click the following article.

Help, My Rhubarb Is Leggy – Reasons For Spindly Rhubarb Stalks

By Laura Miller

Often used as pie filling, rhubarb is easy to grow and requires minimal care. So, if your rhubarb is leggy or you're seeing spindly or thin rhubarb stalks, it's time to find out why. Click the following article for more information on what causes thinning rhubarb stalks.

Planting Riverside Giant Rhubarb: How To Grow Giant Rhubarb Plants

By Amy Grant

If you are a rhubarb lover, try planting Riverside Giant rhubarb plants. These huge rhubarb plants are known for their thick, green stems that are excellent for canning, freezing, making into jam and of course pie. Learn how to grow giant rhubarb plants in this article.

Sunrise Rhubarb Variety – How To Grow Sunrise Rhubarb Plants

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Rhubarb is a cool-weather vegetable with vibrant, tasty stalks which vary in color depending on the variety. The Sunrise rhubarb variety is pink and has a thick, sturdy stalk that stands up well to canning and freezing. Learn more about it in this article.

Canada Red Rhubarb Variety – How To Grow Canadian Red Rhubarb

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Canadian Red rhubarb plants produce striking red stalks that contain more sugar than other varieties. Like other types of rhubarb, it grows best in colder climates, is easy to grow, and adds beautiful foliage and color to the garden. Learn about growing Canadian Red rhubarb here.

Ornamental Rhubarb Care: How To Grow A Chinese Rhubarb Plant

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Growing ornamental rhubarb adds an attractive specimen to a mixed border in the landscape. When combined with medium and small foliage of other plants, the Chinese rhubarb plant makes a statement in your garden. Learn more about it in this article.

Crimson Cherry Rhubarb Info: How To Grow Crimson Cherry Rhubarb Plants

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Most vegetables are grown as annuals each season, but plants require more time to produce a crop. Rhubarb is an example of a perennial addition to the home garden, and the ‘Crimson Cherry’ variety is especially known for its sweet taste. Learn about it here.

Rhubarb Seed Growing: Can You Plant Rhubarb From Seeds

By Shelley Pierce

So, you?ve decided to plant some rhubarb and are in a quandary about what method of propagation is best. The question, ?Can you plant rhubarb seeds,? may have crossed your mind. Before you get too committed, let?s make sure it?s the right move for you. Learn more here.

Rhubarb Plant Seeds – How To Collect Rhubarb Seeds For Planting

By Shelley Pierce

I let my rhubarb flower. But, hey, I enjoyed a splendid show of flowers and now have a rhubarb seed collection for planting more rhubarb next year! So, if you?re feeling rebellious, click here to learn more about how to collect rhubarb seeds for planting next year.

Rhubarb Forcing: How To Force Rhubarb Plants

By Amy Grant

Did you know that you can also force rhubarb to get early rhubarb plant stalks? Despite the fact that the cultivation method was developed as early as the 1800's, most of us are clueless, about this technique. Click here to find out how to force rhubarb plants.

What Is Himalayan Rhubarb – Growing Himalayan Rhubarb In The Garden

By Mary Ellen Ellis

If you aren't necessarily a fan of the vegetable, but you want a pretty and exotic new plant for your garden, try Rheum australe. Also known as Himalayan rhubarb, care for this perennial is easy and comes with great rewards. Click this article to learn more.

Planting Bare Root Rhubarb – Learn When To Plant Dormant Rhubarb Roots

By Amy Grant

Of course, you can plant seeds or buy potted rhubarb plants as well, but there is a difference between planting bare root rhubarb and the others. What's bare root rhubarb? The following article contains information on how and when to plant dormant rhubarb roots.

Can You Compost Rhubarb Leaves – How To Compost Rhubarb Leaves

By Amy Grant

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 Varieties: Types Of Rhubarb For The Garden

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

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.

Will Rhubarb Grow In Containers – Tips For Growing Rhubarb In Pots

By Amy Grant

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.

Rhubarb Growing In Hot Climates – Tips On Planting Rhubarb In The South

By Amy Grant

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 Rust Spots: Treating Brown Splotches On Rhubarb

By Amy Grant

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.

Dividing Rhubarb Plants: How And When To Divide Rhubarb

By Amy Grant

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.

Over Wintering Rhubarb: Tips For Protecting Rhubarb In Winter

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

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.

Rhubarb Flowers: What To Do When Rhubarb Goes To Seed

By Heather Rhoades

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.

When To Harvest Rhubarb And How To Harvest Rhubarb

By Heather Rhoades

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.

Planting Rhubarb: How To Grow Rhubarb

By Kathee Mierzejewski

Rhubarb is a different sort of vegetable in that it is a perennial, coming back every year at the same time wherever you plant it. When thinking about how to grow rhubarb, you will find info from this article helpful.

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