Go Back Rhubarb Canada Red


Plant Type: Perennials

Large stalks, yields 4-12 lbs. per crown. Color won't fade during cooking. Sweetest of all, needs less sugar when baking than others. Harvest well into fall, seldom goes to seed. Rhubarb is a long lived perennial, dependable producers red stalks. Simmer, boil or bake. Perfect for preserves. Takes 2 years to be ready for harvest. Apply winter mulch in late fall. Top dress soil with 3 in. layer of well rotted manure or compost; apply along side and directly over the roots. Leaves are poisonous.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Plant early spring for fall, don't harvest stalks first season. Harvest freely the following seasons.

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Plant Spread

Good Companions

Plant Height

2-3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

Soil Moisture

Characteristics & Attributes


Sweetest rhubarb of all.

Bloom Time

Full sun until the middle of June.

Critter Resistance


Full sun to the middle of June

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests