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A delicious addition to crumbles, pies and jams, rhubarb plants are easy to grow in the vegetable plot and will return year after year. Providing harvests of flavoursome stems from March through to June, our great value rhubarb crowns are excellent for filling the spring gap between winter and early summer crops. Grow rhubarb in fertile soil in a sunny position, giving it plenty of space to spread its large leaves. You can also try growing rhubarb in large patio containers if you're short of space!
Rhubarb 'Timperley Early'
Rheum x hybridumOne of the earliest rhubarb varieties, Timperley Early can be ready to harvested from March. The vigorous growth produces flushes of succulent vivid red stems which are excellent for delicious pies and crumbles. Plant in a border or vegetable plot, or why not try them in a pot on the patio, where they will make an attractive and productive container plant. Easy to grow and Height and spread: 45cm (18") Supplied as bareroot plants. More info
Rhubarb 'Champagne' (Autumn Planting)
Rheum x hybridum
This ia an early variety and is ideal for forcing, which will produce long, slender, pink-tinged stalks. For deeper, red-coloured stems, leave them unforced - they will still be just as sweet and delicious! Rhubarb 'Champagne' is an old variety which is particularly reliable and easy to grow. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 120cm (48").