too late to plant Rhubarb?

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too late to plant Rhubarb?

Post: #232536 pops
Thu May 19, 2011 12:58 pm

desperate to install a rhubarb patch on my Lott, i got 3 crowns on sale in wilkinsons today- checking the label it says plant in March.
well where i am not only is obviously May, it's been like July for 8 weeks!
will they be ok if i plant them out now? :scratch:

thanks Ishers :salute:

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Re: too late to plant Rhubarb?

Post: #232570 snapdragon
Thu May 19, 2011 6:38 pm

I'd plant them out - you won't be eating any this year possibly, but should establish for next year
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Re: too late to plant Rhubarb?

Post: #232578 Odsox
Thu May 19, 2011 7:36 pm

If they are in pots at the moment you can plant them any time you like, including mid-May. :iconbiggrin:
Just so long as you keep them well watered for the summer months while they are making a strong root system, they should be fine. Giving them a thick mulch will help too.
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Re: too late to plant Rhubarb?

Post: #232667 pops
Fri May 20, 2011 4:05 pm

thankyou very much, will do! ;)


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