Rhubarb 'Glaskin's Perpetual'
Glaskin's Perpetual is a variety of Rhubarb which is a member of the Rheum family. Its botanical name is Rheum rhabarbarum 'Glaskin's Perpetual'. 'Glaskin's Perpetual' is considered a heirloom cultivar. Glaskin's Perpetual grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).
Russia is believed to be where Glaskin's Perpetual originates from.
Glaskin's Perpetual Rhubarb is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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How to grow Rhubarb 'Glaskin's Perpetual'
Harvest lightly in the second yearGlaskin's Perpetual is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea). Glaskin's Perpetual needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).
Growing Glaskin's Perpetual from seed
If you grow from seed it will take an extra year to produce stalks and will not always be true to type.
Transplanting Glaskin's Perpetual
Harvesting Glaskin's Perpetual
Rhubarb 'Glaskin's Perpetual' information
How long does Glaskin's Perpetual take to grow?
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