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Rhubarb Plants


Grow your own rhubarb and within 2 years you'll be harvesting the stems by the armful! Early varieties can be forced (grown in darkness under a large pot or rhubarb forcer) or left to grow 'naturally'. Try to resist the urge to pick all the stems in the first year, so that the plants can become properly established.



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Rhubarb 'Timperley Early' (Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

Regarded as the earliest maturing variety, Rhubarb 'Timperley Early' is ideal for forcing to provide tender pink sticks as early as February, but it can also be grown unforced in the normal way. This RHS AGM variety produces a moderate yield of pink stems streaked with apple green.


These budded pieces, taken from established crowns will quickly mature, resulting in crowns big enough to harvest from 2 years after planting. Height: 60cm (24”). Spread: 120cm (48”).


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How to grow rhubarb

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    • 2 budded rhubarb crowns

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    • £8.99
    • Out of stock

Rhubarb 'Thompson's Terrifically Tasty' (Autumn Planting)

Rheum x hybridum

  • NEW in 2014

Bred in Essex by a Mr. Thompson (no relation!), this is the earliest rhubarb we've ever found. Thick pink, flavoursome stalks tapering to green, are produced from March onwards, a whole month earlier than other rhubarb plants! You'll be enjoying this aptly-named rhubarb variety over a long period, from March right through until mid-summer. Rhubarb 'Thompson's Terrifically Tasty' is delicious in pies, crumbles and jams. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").


Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months.


Useful links:

How to grow rhubarb

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    • 2 budded rhubarb pieces

    • Despatch: By end of November 2014
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    • £9.99