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Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

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VictoriaOrganic Rhubarb Crowns


Product ID: 68G

Excellent cooking quality in this early, abundant producer.

Victoria is well-adapted to most regions and is widely grown commercially. The large, tender, rosy-red stalks gradually turn to pink and then solid green towards the tip. Sweeter and milder than other varieties. Grows best in Zones 4-8. These rhubarb crowns do not require a phytosanitary certificate to ship to CA or WA. NOTE: Rhubarb crowns cannot be shipped to HI or outside the U.S. AK customers, please call for shipping quotes. Select seeds or plants. (1 Crown = 1 Unit). Organically grown.

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   365

Plant Cycle:   (P)  

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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 or Canada

• Crowns will arrive as dormant, bare-root divisions. If you are unable to plant them right away, keep damp (but not wet) and store in a cool place.
• Crowns 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.
• Crowns are shipped via UPS. Please remember to provide a street address.
• We cannot ship crowns 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.

Growing Information


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.
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
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.
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.
We record orders and ship plants from late March through late April, depending on location. Full planting instructions are sent with each order.
SEEDS/OZ.: avg. 32,600.
50 seeds.

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