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Remarkable Rhubarb

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Welcome to the crisp, tangy world of rhubarb! Rhubarb is the plant that just keeps giving, year after year. This cold-hardy perennial is about as easy to grow as a plant can be. Easy to grow, easy to harvest, and easy to cook…  READ MORE right arrow
Norann Oleson, Editorial Director of Food Gardening Network
Rhubarb—fruit or vegetable? Well, rhubarb pie notwithstanding, rhubarb is actually a vegetable that we treat as a fruit—despite its usually sour disposition. It’s long been known as the pie plant, since that’s how it’s most commonly used. Rhubarb is a hardy cool-weather perennial that will…  READ MORE right arrow
Freshly harvest rhubarb on wooden table


Rhubarb plant
Rhubarb varieties are loosely grouped as red, green, or speckled—a sort of pink. While the iconic rhubarb is a deep, bright red, for the most part, the color of the rhubarb doesn’t really matter.  READ MORE right arrow

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