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KangaRhu Rhubarb

KangaRhu rhubarb

KangaRhu rhubarb

KangaRhu rhubarb

KangaRhu rhubarb

Gurney’s Seed & Nursery Company has developed a hardy rhubarb that you can keep harvesting into late summer. When other rhubarbs have finished producing, you can still turn to KangaRhu, with its brilliant red stalks and wonderful cooked flavor.

Sun Exposure

  • full sun

Soil pH

  • 6.0 to 6.8

Hardiness Zones

  • zones 4 to 8

Spacing

  • 3 feet apart

Moisture

  • 1 inch per week

Notes

  • cold-hardy and heat tolerant
  • produces from spring to late summer
  • deep red when cooked; doesn’t lose its color
  • prefers loamy soil
  • leaves are poisonous; eat only the stalks

Have you ever grown KangaRhu rhubarb? Please tell us your favorite thing about them and your experiences growing KangaRhu rhubarb.

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