Rheum x hybridum 'Canada Red'
Full Sun (6+ hr)
Part Sun (4-6 hr)
Shade (up to 4 hr)
Grown in a 6 inch/ 1 gallon pot
Canada Red Rhubarb is a hardy perennial in Manitoba this popular summer pie ingredient is grown in a one gallon pot. Harvest stocks in the second year that are larger than 1 inch thick, it will grow larger each year. Cook with strawberries to create a delicious crumble or eat straight from the pot!
To encourage more stem growth remove the flowers as they appear. Plants can be divided after the third year.
Exposure: Sun, part sun
Spacing: 18 inches apart
Water Requirements: average
Days to Harvest: Late spring, early summer