Rhubarb, Rhapontic (Rheum rhaponticum) packet of 20 seeds
Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 7
Herbaceous perennial growing to 4 feet, native to Europe. Very showy clump-forming plant, with heady flowers of rich cream. Leaf stems and buds used for making pies and tarts. Traditional usage (TWM): Hot flashes, PMS. Plant prefers rich soil in sun to part shade. Direct seed in a hill of soil in the garden, or start in pots and transplant. Barely cover seed with soil, tamp securely and keep evenly moist and warm until germination, which occurs in about 13 days.
20 seeds per packet, Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s