Rhubarb – Victoria


Rhubarb ‘Victoria’ is an oldie but goodie. The hardy, high-yielding perennial has green stalks, flushed with red. It is known for its lovely, sweet flavour and good texture. Not too stringy!

Rhubarb is an irregular clump-forming plant that is easy to grow and that will spread after two (2) – five (5) years, so plant in an open moist, well-drained area of the garden in a sunny spot. Once planted, rhubarb should not be moved. Rhubarb stems are boiled as a dessert and added to other fruits, pies, crumbles salads and flavouring for food and drinks. Leaves are poisonous so dispose of carefully.

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Site: Open, but sheltered
Soil: Rich, moist but well-drained soil
Position: Full sun
Pick: From May
Keep: Can be frozen
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Self-fertile
Uses: Cooking and preserving
Height: 2’ (60cm) Spread 4’ (1.2m)


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