Rhubarb is a perennial plant which means it is dormant in winter but rejuvenates each spring. It's easy to grow and once planted will produce thick, luscious stems that are ripe for picking.
Pots, tubs and window boxes
- Plant in moist, composted soil, in a sunny and well-drained area
- Grows well in pots
- Plant 10cm deep and 90cm apart
- Harvest when leaves are large and the stems are long and thick and start to turn red
- Cut, divide and re-plant plant into sections every 3 to 4 years and when it dies down in winter