How to grow rhubarb - great tips on soil, planting, care, troubleshooting, harvest and storage!
Rhubarb forcers are bell shaped pots with a lid covered opening at the top. Used to cover rhubarb to limit photosynthesis, they encouraging the plant to grow early in the season and also to produce blanched stems. The pots are placed over two to three year old rhubarb crowns during winter or very early spring. Once shoots appear the lid is taken off, causing them to grow towards the light.
Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum The large, jagged leaves of this rhubarb bring architectural drama to a moist pond edge. As well as being a valuble ornamental plant, its red stems are full of flavour, making this a variety well worth growing as an edible crop. Divide the rootstock in spring with a knife, leaving one bud on each division, or sow seed in autumn. Full sun to partial shade.
Perennials- Asparagus, Rhubarb, perennial onions, Horseradish, Garlic, Jerusalem Artichoke. Also names some others they ahve not tried- ground nut, french sorrel, good king henry, sea kale, artichoke. POLYCULTURE- JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE, GROUND NUT AND CHINESE ARTICHOKE. also, chinese yam, air potatoes. look like nuts or potatoes, grows on a vine.