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Crimson Cherry Rhubarb
(Bundle of 2)

Nice Addition to Your Edible Landscape

Item Number: FV240

$12.99 $10.39/Bundle

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$12.99 $10.39/Bundle

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Please note: The size of the Rhubarb roots can vary from season to season.

Crimson Cherry is the reddest rhubarb variety. It produces brightly colored red stalks with the unique characteristic of being red throughout under normal temperature and moisture conditions. These crown divisions are approximately 2" across and 6" long.Caution: Do NOT eat the leaves, they are toxic!

  • Latin Name: Rheum rhabarbarum
  • Zones: 2 - 8
  • Spacing/Depth: 2–3'/1–3"
  • Height/Spread: 2–3'/3–4'
  • Image by RhubarbFarmer

    Note: Do not be alarmed if there is small amounts of bluish-white mold on your rootstock, this is absolutely normal. It occurs from the cold storage process used to keep the plants dormant. This mold can be wiped off and will not affect the health of the plant. However, if the plants are rotten and/or mushy, please give us a call.

    Rhubarb is a cool season, perennial plant that is very winter hardy and resistant to drought. Following a season of growth the rhubarb crown becomes dormant and temperatures below 40°F are required to stimulate bud break and subsequent growth. The first shoots to appear in the spring are edible petioles and leaves. These emerge sequentially as long as temperatures remain cool (below 90°F). As temperatures increase, top growth is suppressed, even appearing dormant in periods of extreme heat.


    • Container Compatible
    • Does Not Require Support
    • Good for Beginners
    • Provides Quick Growth
    • Useful for Ornamental


    Time to Fruit Production 1 Year Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer
    Useful Plant Part Stems Plant Quantity Bundle
    Planting Time Spring, Winter USDA Zone 2 - 8
    Time to Fruit Production 1 Year
    Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer
    Useful Plant Part Stems
    Plant Quantity Bundle
    Planting Time Spring, Winter
    USDA Zone 2 - 8

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    Shipping Information

    Cannot ship to the following states: HI, PR, VI, GU. Cannot ship via USPS. Cannot ship via SmartPost.

    Shipping Weight: 4.00 lbs. Dimensions: 15"L x 12"W x 4"H


    Limited Guarantee for Dormant Trees & Plants (When Planted in the Ground by April 1st)

    Claim Deadline is June 1st (with the exception of persimmon trees, which have a deadline of June 15th)! Claims placed after June 1st (or June 15th for persimmon trees) will be denied.

    What We Guarantee
    Our only guarantee is that your dormant tree/plant will arrive in good, viable condition and will leaf out by May 15th (historically 98% of our trees do). This guarantee is only available to customers who purchased their tree/plant directly from us, and who planted their tree/plant in the ground by April 1st (or temporarily in a pot if the ground in their zone was still frozen solid).

    What We Cannot Guarantee
    We cannot guarantee that your tree/plant remains alive & healthy, or bears fruit, as there are too many variables beyond our control in order to do so (i.e. soil preparation, planting, fertilization, weed & pest control, adequate irrigation and/or drainage, chill hours, compatible hardiness for your zone, proper choice of pollinator, etc).

    How to Request a Credit
    If your tree/plant does not leaf out by May 15th, please perform a scratch test by checking for green under the bark, a few inches over the graft. If the scratch test reveals a brown cambium, that means your tree/plant is dead or dying. Watch our video titled Bare Root (Dormant) Warranty on how to perform this simple test. If the scratch test revealed that your plant is dead or dying, pull it from the ground and take pictures of the entire tree/plant, including the roots. Submit your claim & pictures by using the Return an Item tool on our Customer Service page (or email us at helpdesk@groworganic.com) no later than June 1st (or June 15th for persimmon trees). We will review your claim and issue you a credit (not a refund) for the purchase price of your tree/plant (excluding shipping).*

    (*) We reserve the right to not issue credit for items purchased with credit, or if we determine (by the pictures you provide) that your tree/plant was improperly cared for (due to root rot, rodent or mechanical damage).


    Awesome Rhubarb

    Despite my shipment being delayed due to bad weather the rhubarb arrived safe and sound. I popped them in the ground, and after a couple of days they are already getting new leaves. Would definitely recommend.

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    Arrived in good condition, we'll see how it does!

    Crowns were well packaged with thorough instructions. Shipping was prompt and fast, but due to the Seattle Snowpocalypse of 2018, it was delayed a couple days and then it was a few days more before I could plant it, so the crowns were already sprouting a bit in the box before I could put them in cold storage. I got them into the ground asap though, and they seem to be doing well, so fingers crossed.

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    This is second order

    This season I started by ordering 4 crimson rhubarb. The first four are already sprouting so I bought 2 more. These are nice size crowns and I will update when I harvest. Very healthy looking!

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    Surprised at size of crowns

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    Very happy with the generous root size...

    They were all alive and after one week have been pushing up. I tried moving a smaller variety and they went into big-time shock ....so getting these giant roots will help restore my customer base....Our market buys up every little stalk i can produce.

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