Canada Red Rhubarb - Rheum rhabarbarum 'Canada Red'

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The pieplant. Large heart-shaped crinkled green leaves with striking red stems. The stems are used like a fruit in sauces and pies. Mixes wonderfully with annuals and perennials in the landscape border or garden. Drought tolerant once established.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Garden Styles: 
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
48-60"
Spread: 
24-36"
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Edible
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.8 (5 votes)

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Do not use the stalks the first season as the plant needs to build energy. Remove flower stalks as soon as they are visable. Mulch slightly in winter to prevent root drying. 

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