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Unwins 'Early Red' Rhubarb

Pack of approx 60 seeds.

  • Our price: £1.99

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  • Product data

    • Our Ref: SGC-327
    • EAN: 5051618007856
    • Maker‘s Product Ref: 7216 30310196
    • Brand: Unwins

Product Information

Grow your own rhubarb from seed and you should be making your first cutting, the year after sowing. It's easy and fun and the stalks of this variety are red, sweet and juicy.

Unwins 'Early Red' Rhubarb Seeds - Details

Sowing Time & Instructions

  • Indoors: February - June
  • Sow seeds individually in small pots of moist seed compost 1cm (½in) deep
  • Place in warmth 15-18°C (60-65°F)
  • Grow on under cool light conditions but not in bright sun

Hardening Off/Planting Out

  • Gradually accustom young plants to conditions outside for 2-3 weeks before planting out to their cropping positions in Summer or Autumn
  • Allow 90cm (36in) each way between plants

Harvest

  • April - June
  • Pull only a few sticks the first year after planting out
  • Thereafter pick as required
  • For the reddest sweetest stalks 'force' emerging shoots with an upturned bucket or terracotta rhubarb force

Warning

  • Rhubarb leaves are toxic and should not be eaten

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