Rhubarb is an easy plant to raise from seed, and can be grown in the garden or in containers.
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Victoria Rhubarb Seeds. $3.75 25 seeds
A sweeter, milder rhubarb, the stalks are tender and less bulky than other varieties, making it easy to chop and use in the kitchen. Green stalks with a beautiful red blush. This variety has been sold in the US and Canada since the 1800’s. zones 3-6
Glaskins Perpetual Rhubarb Seed. $3.75 25 seeds
Red and green stalks, this variety is tart and extra flavorful. Glaskins grows to about 14 inches and is very prolific. This is one of the most popular varieties in the United States. zones 3-8
Rhubarb Variety Pack of seeds: 10 each of Victoria and Glaskins Perpetual. $3.75
(Perennial- Heirloom- Organic) These two varieties are the most popular heirloom varieties in northern United States and Canada for good reason. They are easy to grow, winter hardy plants with thick, succulent stalks that can be used in any sweet or savory rhubarb dish. Rhubarb is SO much more than pie! These varieties can be harvested starting in the second season. Rhubarb grows best in the northern U.S. and Canada but it can be successfully grown in almost every state. Plant the seeds in small pots inside in late winter to early spring. Transplant into a permanent location after the last frost, in rich, well-draining soil in full sun. Mulch 3-5″ thick with straw or other organic mulch to eliminate weeds and keep moisture in. Rhubarb grows well in containers and is a beautiful plant in flower gardens as well.
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