Rhubarb Timperley Early
One of the earliest rhubarb varieties that can be ready to harvest as early as February. Succulent red-based pink stems with a delicious sweet flavour. An excellent variety for outdoor production and forcing in winter. Once established, Timperley Early will produce masses of delicate slender stems that are tender. An easy to grow variety - performs very well outside but will also excel when forced.
Plant Type: Plants/Soft Fruit
Hardiness: H5: Hardy - Cold Winter (-15C to -10C)
Plant Height & Spread (at maturity): W 1m (at maturity)
Pot Size: 3L
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Fragrant Flower: No
Aromatic Foliage: No
RHS Award of Garden Merit: Yes
RHS Plants for Pollinators: No
Foliage Type: Deciduous
Soil Type: Loam
Soil Drainage: Well Drained
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Planting Style: Flower Beds & Borders
Season of Interest: Spring
Flowering (from - to): June, August
Sowing / Planting (from - to): year round
Typically Available (from - to): year round
Remove flower spikes as they appear. When leaves die back, cut back old rhubarb stalks to leave buds exposed to cold winter weather. Mulch yearly with well rotted compost or manure to retain moisture and suppress weeds. Take care not to cover the crown as this may cause it to rot. Water well in dry periods and apply a growmore type fertiliser in the spring.
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