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Old 23-05-2012, 11:49 AM posted to uk.rec.gardening
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Default Rhubarb Millionaires?

On Tue, 22 May 2012 16:33:29 +0100, "Jamie D."

It is shockingly dear this year.

I have grown some from seed:


I've recently planted some rhubarb crowns (only one of which is showing any
signs of life) and am aware that I shouldn't take any stalks this year (or
next, at any rate) to allow it to get established.

Out of curiosity, how long do you anticipate rhubarb from seed taking before
reaching a stage where you can harvest from it?

Planted seeds a few months ago so probably 2014 and then only very
lightly then.

I think it's well worth letting it establish. Neighbour and I planted
crowns at same time - he harvested a year before I did. Mine is much
bigger than his this year. Probably 3 times the size.