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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb

We have a Rhubarb plant ( it was here when we arrived). We initially disturbed its roots by digging out a shrub which was growing alongside but used the opportunity to incorporate well rotted manure.
We ensure it has ample water but the stalks are very thin and seem to shoot straight to seed.

Any advice for getting a good crop, as we both love rhubarb crumble with custard?



Give a good top dressing of well rotted manure or compost and see how next year goes... Rhubarb does not, generally, need any watering.

9 Oct, 2010


It's probably past it's best, mine is the same. I am going to dig up as much of the crown as I can and start them off in a new place.

9 Oct, 2010


hello doc i hope your well i thaught you had left us . sorry about using your question to talk to someone and hello expats .

10 Oct, 2010


Hi Leigh, I have sent you a PM.

10 Oct, 2010


ok doc thanx i shall have a look mate .

10 Oct, 2010

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