Rhubarb, Officinale (Rheum officinale), packet of 30 seeds, Organic
Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
Hardy to Zones 6 to 10
(Official Rhubarb, Da-huang, Chinese Rhubarb, Rheum officinarum) Biennial or herbaceous perennial native to China and Tibet. Vigorous plant with huge, entire, decorative leaves, edible stalks and laxative roots. This is the easiest of the medicinal rhubarbs to grow. Traditional usage (TWM, TCM): Laxative. Produces masses of creamy, white flowers. Highly adaptable to various growing conditions, including clay soils. Prefers a full sun position. Sow in spring, just beneath surface, and work up in pots until the seedlings have leaves the size of your hands. Transplant out, and leave plenty of room–they can easily stretch to 3 feet.
30 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown