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RHUBARB – VICTORIA

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  • Seeds per Pack: 60

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RHUBARB – VICTORIA

Rheum rhabarbarum

Victoria Rhubarb is one of the easiest Rhubarbs to raise from seed and can be harvested in one year after sowing. Victoria Rhubarb is a superior variety that hasn’t been improved upon since its creation more than 150 years. Large plants that  give generous crops of full flavored, long succulent stems year after year with very little maintenance

Soak seeds for an hour before planting. Sow 2 seeds per pot in good quality soil based compost at a minimum temperature of 21°C to ensure good germination. Once the germinated move to a well lit cooler location. At around 60 days thin to the strongest plant and acclimatize to outdoor conditions. When 15-20cm in height plant out to their final growing position in good light with ample organic matter dug in. Needs cold to turn red.

 

Germination Time (Days) 5 – 10
Harvest Time (Days) 100 – 140
Sowing Depth (mm) 5 – 10
Plant Spacing (cm) 40 – 50
Row Spacing (cm) 40 – 60
pH 5 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation
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