RHEUM rhabarbarum RHUBARB Timperley Early crowns
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. Eventual height: 60cm (24in). Eventual spread: 1m (3ft). Self fertile.
3 litre stock will be supplied pot grown where possible.
Bare root stock is available for dispatch between late October & late March. Orders can be placed in advance at any time, just bear in mind that payment will be taken in full at time of ordering. Please be aware that bare root Rhubarb crowns are supplied in outers of 2.
Plant crowns 90-100cm apart.
Plant in sun or partial shade, on moist but well drained, humus-rich soils. Soak the root-ball before planting. Water well until established.
Mulch each Autumn with well rotted organic material. Remove flowering spikes as they appear.