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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States

607.342.4953

Edible Acres is a 6 acre 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 plants for our community!  We're excited to share what we do with you!

Rhubarb

Plants for Spring 2017 Shipping or Local Pickup

Deadline for orders to be shipped SPRING 2017 is March 15th (orders placed after this date may need to be shipped in the FALL depending on dormancy)

All orders placed where shipping is requested will be packaged and sent in early spring of 2017, as soon as the ground has thawed and timing is appropriate for our region.  This is usually March through early April.  Email sean@edibleacres.org with any questions you may have and thank you for your interest in our permaculture plants!

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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