Growing Victoria Rhubarb Seeds Vegetable Garden Seeds
- Latin Name: Rheum rhabarbarum
- Other Names:
- Days to Maturity: 365 days
- Hardiness Zone: 4-8
- Planting Depth: 1/4”
- Plant Spacing: 36”
- Row Spacing: 5’
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
- Temp Preference: 40-75℉
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Pests/diseases: Slugs, beetles
- Color: Red, green
- Flavor: Sweeter and milder variety
Victoria Rhubarb Seeds Growth Habits:
Rhubarb is easy to grow, and as long as it has the right conditions, it will keep coming back as a perennial. It survives best in zones 4-8 and can live for 10-15 years in your garden. Choose a sunny location with fertile soil. Prune out seed stalks for best production. Best to leave unharvested the first year. Stalks will be mostly green with a red base.
Various Uses for Victoria Rhubarb Seeds:
Rhubarb is often used in dessert dishes because its sour taste compliments super sweet berries. A simples way to cook rhubarb is in a crisp. Dice up rhubarb and strawberry, and drizzle it with honey in a prepared baking dish. Mix sugar, oatmeal, chopped nuts, and butter and sprinkle over the top of the berry mixture. Bake in a 375℉ oven until the crisp is bubbling. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
Victoria Rhubarb Seeds Benefits:
For a garden vegetable that just seems to keep coming back, Victoria Rhubarb is full of benefits. Victoria Rhubarb is excellent for bone health and blood clotting due to the vitamin K it contains. Vitamin A in rhubarb will help your skin to look beautiful and prevent aging. Generally, Victoria Rhubarb is full of antioxidants that provide a multitude of health benefits.
Heirloom Victoria Rhubarb hails from England, and was originally cultivated for lamb dishes.
Seeds Per Package:
- 1 oz - Approximately 6,800 Seeds
- 4 oz - Approximately 27,000 Seeds
- 1 lb - Approximately 108,000 Seeds
- 5 lb - Approximately 544,000 Seeds