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Large, juicy stems
Ideal for tarts, pies, jam, and wine.
Easy for all
Fulfilled and sold by Thompson & Morgan
Height Up to 60cm (23.6in)
Spread Up to 120cm (47.2in)
Sun or semi shade
1 packet (60 rhubarb seeds) (23746)
Sow Rhubarb seeds individually from March to April at a depth of 1.6mm (¼) in a good quality seed compost. Place in a propagator at a temperature of 20-25C (70-75F), or seal the pots inside a polythene bags until after germination, which usually takes up to 21- 40 days. Keep the soil damp but not wet. Once the seedlings have emerged lower the temperature and later move them to a cold frame before planting out in late spring in a sunny position in well drained soil.
Prepare the soil in advance by digging in plenty of well rotted manure and clearing all weeds. Transplant rhubarb carefully, so as not to disturb the roots, allowing 1m (3ft) between each plant.
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