Rheum Palmatum Tanguticum


Chinese Rhubarb. A bold perennial with jagged dark green leaves, reddish green when young. Tall stems of white, pink or crimson flowers. Max Height 2m. Max Spread 1.8m. Flowers July to August.


Plant in moist fertile soil. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.


General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.