Rhubarb, Noble (Rheum nobile), packet of 10 seeds

$4.95

Family:  Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)

Hardy to Zones 5 to 9

(Chinese Glasshouse Plant)  Native to Tibet, this is a high altitude medicinal rhubarb that produces a spire of overlapping transparent scales.  Very rare in the trade.

The plant is tolerant of clay soils and prefers a full sun position with moist, fertile, poorly drained soil.  Sow in spring.  Prick seedlings into gallon pots and grow for a year, then transplant to garden or landscape.

10 seeds/pkt, Open-pollinated, Untreated, NO GMOs

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    Merrill Jensen

    Good day! Are you growing this plant in Oregon? And if so, do these bloom for you? I’ve been growing this from your seed here in Alaska at the Jensen-Olson Arboretum in Juneau since ’12 and they have yet to bloom. Just curious to see if they need more summer heat that what our maritime climate provides. Thanks!

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    • Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Merrill, Yes, they flower in the second year here in Southern Oregon. richo

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