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Rhubarb

The rhubarb is a perennial plant that has poisonous leaves with edible stalks. The stalks have mostly been used in desserts.

Origin:

China

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: Plant Divisions: Plant directly outdoors as soon as soil can be worked.

Fall: Perennial Plant (produce for multiple years)

Preferred Growing Climate: Cool weather crop under full sun

Planting Depth: 4-6”

Plant Spacing: 3-6”

Days to Germinate: 21-30 days

Days to Harvest: 65-85 days

In Season:

Spring

Pairs Well With:

Salad, pie

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 21

% Daily Value*

Total fat: 0.2 g    0%

Saturated fat: 0.1 g    0%

Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g

Monounsaturated fat: 0 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg    0%

Sodium: 4 mg    0%

Potassium: 288 mg    8%

Total Carbohydrate: 4.5 g    1%

Dietary fiber: 1.8 g    7%

Sugar: 1.1 g

Protein: 0.9 g    1%

Vitamin A: 8%    Vitamin C: 13%

Calcium: 8%    Iron: 1%

Vitamin D: 0%    Vitamin B-6: 0%

Vitamin B-12: 0%    Magnesium: 3%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.