Glaskins Perpetual' Rhubarb Plant | 3L Pot

Code: PL39850
Glaskins Perpetual' Rhubarb Plant | 3L Pot


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Rhubarb Glaskins Perpetual 3L Pot by Primrose & Sons

Superb all round variety. The red stalks are long and tender and are reputed to have the lowest content of oxalic acid of all rhubarb. Early maturing, establishes quickly. Can be harvested lightly in the first year by snapping or cutting the outer stalks, that will allow it to clump up for the following season. Excellent for forcing and very easy to grow. Hardy and disease resistant.

Characteristics

  • Arrives as: 3L Pot
  • Approx Height on Arrival: 20-40cm
  • Harvesting Month: Summer
  • Harvesting Period: Mid
  • Eventual Height & Spread: 1m x 1m
  • Rate of Growth: 2-5 Years
  • Habit: Bushy
  • Uses: Juices, Crumbles, Jams
  • Planting Period: All Year
  • Self Fertile: Yes
  • Planting Distance: 75cm (30in)
  • Preference
    • Light Preference: Partial shade, full sun
    • Soil Preference: Acid, alkaline, neutral, clay, loamy, sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
    • Moisture: Well-drained

    Planting

    Plant in well-draining soil using the planting distance specified in the characteristics above.

    Some shade can be tolerated but more fruit will be produced at a sunny site.

    Dig a hole at least twice the size of the rootball, place plant in ensuring the crown is level with the ground. Backfill with soil and firm well before watering. Mulch for best results.

    Fruit Benefits

    These fruits should be eaten or frozen within a few days of harvest. They please even the most sophisticated of palates, and can be made into jams and preserves to bring great summer memories on autumn or winter days. Freshly picked fruit will bring your desserts to life with a flavour that simply can't be matched by mass produced, shop bought fruit. When planning your garden, try to choose varieties with fruits that ripen from early summer to late autumn to ensure a constant supply of fresh fruits throughout the warmer months.


     
    Customer Reviews

    Average Rating: 5.0/5 (1 review)

    Rating: 5/5

    "A good hardy plant. Packaged well.."

    Reviewed Monday, 18 February 2019

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