Timperley Early is a variety of Rhubarb which is a member of the Rheum family. Its botanical name is Rheum rhabarbarum 'Timperley Early'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to Yellow-green. Its fruits normally ripen as a colour very similar to Light carmine pink and Deep carmine pink. Leaves usually appear in Dark spring green and Lime green colour.
Timperley Early is natrurally early into growth in the spring and has slender carmine pink stemsTimperley Early grows as a Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Timperley Early normally grows with a clump-forming habit with a max height of 3.25 feet (that's 1.00 metres metric). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.
Russia is believed to be where Timperley Early originates from.
Timperley Early Rhubarb is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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Divide the plants every five years to restore strong growth, mulch with manure in the late winter and water if needed in the summerPlant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Timperley Early is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. Timperley Early needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 6.8 (weakly acidic soil).
If you grow from seed it will take an extra year to produce stalks and will not always be true to type.
Give each plant plenty of space at least 1m between plants
Do not crop in the first year
Harvest from late winter if the rhubarb has been ‘forced’ up to midsummer
Don’t take all the stalks off one plant always leave four or five for it to continue to grow. Pull, don’t cut the stems from the plant