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KangaRhu™ Rhubarb

Keeps its vivid red color when cooked

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KangaRhu™ Rhubarb

Keeps its vivid red color when cooked

  • Heat tolerant to zone 8
  • Exhibits good cold hardiness
  • Long harvest time from spring to late summer
  • A taste test winner
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Product Description

At Gardens Alive!, we pride ourselves on offering our customers the best fruits and vegetables we can find for their gardens. That's why we are so happy to present this new rhubarb that is not only delicious, but is actually heat tolerant! Introducing KangaRhu--a breakthrough rhubarb that originated in Australia, but is now available to our U.S. customers. Rich in color with a classic tart rhubarb taste, KangaRhu also exhibits exceptional garden performance and outstanding heat tolerance. In fact, when tested in our Ohio gardens, the mid-July heat didn't even phase it. While other rhubarbs bolted, browned or just simply died out, KangaRhu was still going strong. Plus, it produces tasty stalks of the deepest red we've seen. Extremely flavorful when cooked, it is perfect for your favorite pies, desserts or jams. Zones 4-8.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Rheum rhabarbarum 'GARrusarsabzar' PP31875
  • Season: Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height: 24 - 30
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Spread: 24 - 30 inches
  • Color: NULL
  • Foliage: Green leaves atop greenish-red stalks.
  • Depth: Plant divisions 3 - 4 inches below the soil surface. Plant early Spring or Fall.
  • Yield: Great yields.
  • Fruit: Large, firm stalks. The deepest, darkest rest of any rhubarb. Brilliant red when cooked - doesn't turn pink or green.
  • Soil Preference: Loamy Soil
  • Growth Rate: NULL
  • Pruning: NULL
  • Form: Vegetable, Rhubarb
  • Flowers: NULL
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Size: Potted
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

Fall 2020 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-4A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
4B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
5B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
6B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7A 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
7B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
8A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
9A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
10A & B 9/21/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/26/2020

2020 Insects Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Nematodes & Encapsulated Worms
1A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
1B - 2A 5/13/20 - 10/30/20
2B - 3B 4/29/20 - 10/30/20
4A - 6A 4/15/20 - 10/30/20
6B - 7A 4/8/20 - 10/30/20
7B - 8B 3/11/20 - 10/30/20
9A - 10B 2/25/20 - 10/30/20
Last Order Date 10/23/2020

Shipping Note:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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