Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Heirloom

Heirloom

HL = Heirloom. Seeds which have been saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.

Organic Seeds, Plants, & Supplies

Organic Seeds, Plants, & Supplies

For seeds, OG means "organically grown" and signifies seeds harvested
from plants grown organically, without synthetic fertilizers or
pesticides and according to National Organic Program standards.
For supplies, OG signifies products that are approved for use in growing certified organic crops; supplies are listed by OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) when noted in the product description.

Victoria (OG) Crowns
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Victoria (OG) Crowns

68G

Product ID: 68G

Excellent cooking quality.

Heirloom variety has tender stalks which are mostly green with a hint of red. Sweeter and milder than other varieties. Grows best in Zones 4-8. Organically grown.

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Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   365

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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Grows Well in Containers   Heirloom   Organic Seeds, Plants, & Supplies  

Shipping Information & Notes

This product cannot be shipped to the following states:AA, AE, AP, AS, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI

This product cannot be shipped to Canada

This product cannot be shipped outside the United States

SHIPPING NOTES:
• Plants will arrive as dormant, bare-root crown divisions. If you are unable to plant them right away, keep damp (but not wet) and store in a cool place.
• Plants are shipped from mid-March through the end of April, starting in the southern U.S. You may choose your desired ship week or select the ship week designated for your location (by USDA Plant Hardiness Zone). Please be aware that by choosing ship dates earlier than the recommended date for your Zone, there is a chance that the product could freeze in transit.
• Plants are shipped via UPS. Please remember to provide a street address.
• We cannot ship plants to HI, outside of the U.S., or to U.S. territories.
• Shipments to AK, please call for quote.
This item cannot be shipped to Canada at this time.

Rhubarb Crowns | Growing Instructions

Growing Information

Rhubarb

CULTURE: Rhubarb is an easy to grow perennial (Zones 4-8) that can live for 10-15 years or longer. Choose a location in full sun. Plant in early spring in well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-6.8. Rhubarb is a heavy feeder and will yield better when given annual spring applications of compost.
PLANTING FROM SEEDS:
Soak seeds for 2 hours before planting. Sow in individual pots 5-7 weeks before last frost date. Cover seed 1/4" deep. Thin to 1 per pot. Plant out after danger of frost has passed
PLANTING CROWNS:
Set crowns 1" deep, bud side up, 3' apart in the row with 5' between rows. Firmly tamp down soil and water crowns to prevent dry pockets around the crowns.
HARVEST:
Do not harvest the first year. Harvest lightly, a few stalks (actually petioles) per plant, the second year. In subsequent years all stalks 1" or more in diameter may be harvested for 6-8 weeks. Leave smaller stalks to make food for the crown and next year's production. Harvest by snapping or cutting the stalks at the base. Remove seed stalks. Crowns may be divided after 3-5 years.
DELIVERY OF PLANTS:
We record orders and ship plants from late March through late April, depending on location. Full planting instructions are sent with each order.
SEED SPECS:
SEEDS/OZ.: avg. 32,600.
PACKET:
50 seeds.


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