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The 3 Best Varieties Of Rhubarb - Mix Pack

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In a nutshell....

Our Rhubarb mix pack contains all 3 of our favourite varieties to grow for the longest possible season of fresh rhubarb plants.

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Grow Your Own Rhubarb Plants

Our Rhubarb mix pack contains all 3 of our favourite varieties to grow for the longest possible season of fresh rhubarb plants. We start with 'Timperely Early' for a late February crop, move onto 'Pink Champagne' and go right through to the later harvesting 'Glaskins Perpetual'.

 

You click through to our blog post on how to grow Rhubarb.

 

Here's the details on each variety:

Timperley Early

Timperley early is one of the best all round varieties and is as the name suggests and early maturing variety, it can be ready as early as March depending on the Spring temperatures. Timperely early is very easy to establish and has good disease resistance and produces stalks of approx 24 inches. Usually we don’t recommend harvesting your rhubarb in the first year but with this variety you can harvest a small amount in year one. You can be more vigorous with you harvesting in the second year with the plant producing well for at least ten years.

 

Pink Champagne

An early variety ideal for forcing to produce long, slender, pink-tinged stalks. Flavour is just as good unforced but with darker, bright red stems instead of pink. Very reliable and easy to grow successfully and have excellent flavour, perfect for jams, pies, and desserts.

 

Glaskins Perpetual

Glaskins Perpetual was first produced in Brighton in the U.K. around 1920. The variety produces large long stemmed stalks bright red in colour which are juicy and hold their flavour well.
Glaskins perpetual is the only rhubarb suitable for late season harvesting as the oxalic acid remains low hence the name ‘perpetual’. Oxalic acid gives raw rhubarb a sharp taste and is also found in perpetual spinach and chard. Cooking will remove most of it but high levels can be unpleasant, it’s particularly high in rhubarb leaves which is why we don’t eat them and are viewed as poisonous.

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tomevans
June 14th, 2018
rhubarb growing verry happy with it expected nothing else only good results happy new year to all tom
JensVogel
October 28th, 2016
two plants without a bud
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Asked By Una McInerney
on May 01st, 2021
How do I pre-order rhubarb? Not showing me an add to cart option.
Answered by Niall
on May 03rd, 2021
Hi Una We don't open for fruit orders until mid August. We don't have a facility to pre-order before then i am afraid Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Louise Maguire
on December 14th, 2020
Hi..By any chance will you be getting any more Glaskins perpetual spinach back in stock soon?
Answered by Niall
on December 15th, 2020
Hi Louise Presuming it is not Spinach you are after but Rhubarb. We will have the Timperley Early Rhubarb back in stock after Christmas but not the Glaskins or Champagne i am afraid Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Daniel
on November 26th, 2020
Hi, the listing in description section includes Champagne whereas you mentioned Victoria instead in your answer to the previous question. Just wanted to clarify that. Thanks.
Answered by Niall
on November 26th, 2020
Hi Daniel The listing can change for the best 3 varieties from time to time Niall Quickcrop
Answered by Niall
on November 26th, 2020
Sorry Daniel i should have explained. It can depend on how good the various crops are from year to year of the different varieties Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Colin
on October 27th, 2020
Hi. Can you please confirm which three varieties are included in your mix pack of rhubarb. There are four varieties mentioned in the listing. Thank you
Answered by Niall
on October 27th, 2020
Hi Colin Sorry about an issue in the text there. It is Victoria, Glaskins and Timperley in the mix Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Katherine William-Powlett
on October 11th, 2020
I have read that it is best to dig in compost and then leave bed to settle for 4 weeks before planting rhubarb. If I order these, do i have to plant them straight away. If not, whilst I am waiting for my bed to settle, how do I best store the crowns before planting?
Answered by Niall
on October 12th, 2020
Hi Katharine Yes that is correct. Firstly we don't start sending out fruit orders until early November so you should have plenty of time. That said all you have to do to store the Rhubarb is put it in a bucket with a bit of compost on top until you are ready to plant out Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Elizabeth
on June 10th, 2019
I have just built raised bed measuring 8x4 from your site. How many rhubarb plants can I plant within this? ( in autumn obviously) Also, do I fill with just compost as planting material- first time grower!
Answered by Niall
on June 10th, 2019
Hi Elizabeth You can put 8 Rhubarb crowns in a bed of this size When planting Rhubarb you will need to dig a hole about 12 inches deep and fill it with a strong compost mix or well rotted manure. Put your crown in on top of this and then just fill with general compost Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Gary Worrell
on December 27th, 2018
Are these crowns or seeds? Thanks
Answered by Niall
on December 30th, 2018
Hi Gary Full Crowns Regards Niall Quickcrop
Asked By Rozz
on October 15th, 2016
Is rhubarb an easy enough one to grow? It's the only one I've had failure with for three years in a row! What could I be doing wrong and which breed is best to plant now?
Answered by Andrew
on October 17th, 2016
Hi Rozz. Rhubarb is actually very easy to grow once you get the conditions for it right. It doesn't like a wet soil and prefers a sunny corner of the garden. Other than that don't plant it to deep and when putting in the ground make sure to put plenty of well rotted manure or compost in underneath it. If you get the above right the great thing is that you won't have to worry about doing anything else to it for 8/10 years.

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