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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States

607.342.4953

Edible Acres is a permaculture nursery and food forest farm located in Trumansburg, NY.  Focused on perennial, hardy, useful, edible and resilient plants, we use low and no tech solutions to grow out hundreds of different types of plants for our community and beyond!  We're excited to share what we do with you!

Rhubarb

Plants for Fall 2018 Shipping

Please come back to this page in June!  We will be updating inventory and adding many new exciting items for FALL 2018 shipping!  

LOCAL CUSTOMERS: please email sean@edibleacres.org to arrange for local plant pickup as we have reserved plants for our local customers during spring bare root season

Rhubarb

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Rhubarb

8.00

Rheum rhabarbarum
  One half of the famous Strawberry Rhubarb pie!  Actually grows really nicely with strawberries, who’d have figured!  Very hardy perennial, beautiful plant, with sour, delicious stalks that are famous in sweet dishes but used traditionally in savory dishes as well. The leaf (non-stalk part) is excellent for compost and soil building (not to be eaten, it is mildly toxic).  

  Excellent potential as companion for orchard trees, seems like no pests or predators, and it’s deep deep roots bring up great minerals from the soil, just like comfrey.  Should be an element in any perennial food garden.  

Size:
About 1-2’ tall, 3’ tall when in flower

Site Preference:
Loves nice soil, but we’re trialing it with varied success in shade, partial shade, and rough soils.  It’s a soil builder for sure.

Hardiness:
Zone 3

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