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Hardy Tardy™ Rhubarb

Exceptional Heat Tolerance!

Hardy Tardy™ Rhubarb

Exceptional Heat Tolerance!

  • Thick, red stalks with no stringy texture
  • Delightful tart taste
  • Plants are compact and bolt resistant
  • Grows in both Northern and Southern climates
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Product Description
This all-around great rhubarb grows reliably in both Northern and Southern gardens. Introducing Hardy Tarty, and excellent heat-tolerant rhubarb cultivar that thrives in hot climates, but also does quite well the cooler areas of the country. Beautifully red, thick stalks have a wonderful tart taste with no stringy texture that afflicts a lot of rhubarbs. Perfect for pies, jams, and many other delicious recipes. Paired with sweet summer strawberries, this classic combo will become a family favorite. The bolt-resistant plants are compact, reaching only 24-30 inches tall at maturity. As a perennial vegetable, Hardy Tarty can be harvested over a long period from spring to summer. Zones 3-8.
Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Rheum rhabarbarum 'Colorado Red'
  • Season: Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height: 24 - 30 Inches
  • Spacing: 24 - 36 inches
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Spread: 24 - 30 inches
  • 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, 12-15 inches. Good texture with very little fiber - non-stringy. Red color inside and out. Lemony-tart flavor.
  • Soil Preference: Loamy Soil
  • Form: Vegetable, Rhubarb
  • Flowers: 0
  • 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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