Questions tagged: rhubarb

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Eric
Answer: Hi Eric, too much nitrogenous fertiliser will cause oversized heavy leaves on short stems. reduce feeding and apply only sulphate of potash over t...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: rhubarb
Answered: 11:17AM, 09 Nov 2009
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Victoria
Answer: Hi Victoria, it is very hard to get the true red rhubarb these days and many are sold as red when they actually are just plain green. Sometimes co...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: rhubarb
Answered: 12:34PM, 18 Jan 2010
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JO
Answer: Hi Jo. could be caused by lack of nitrogen fertiliser but also can occur if plant too dry and hot. without knowing fertilising history would sugge...
Category: General
Tags: rhubarb
Answered: 12:58PM, 31 Mar 2010
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denise
Answer: Dear Edith, I am presuming you planted out the crowns of the rhubarb in winter so it is a little premature for plant to be going to seed at this st...
Answered: 03:12PM, 18 Oct 2011
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Victoria
Answer: Hi Victoria, Some varieties of rhubarb do not become as red as other varieties such as Sydney Chrimson Red. The stem is still lovely to eat althoug...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: rhubarb
Answered: 09:08AM, 20 Dec 2011
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marilyn
Answer: Your rhubarb may have been sown from seed so it will have variable characteristics – it can be red or green. If your plant originated from a ...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: rhubarb
Answered: 04:24PM, 02 Apr 2013
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Ellen
Answer: Hi Ellen, Rhubarb are notoriously thirsty. Try some Yates Dynamic Lifter Plus Vegetable Food, together with two deep waterings a day (during the wa...
Category: Vegetables & Herbs
Tags: rhubarb
Answered: 07:31PM, 09 Jan 2016
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Kathy
Answer: Hi Kathy, Thank you for contacting Yates. Generally, thin stalk indicates lacking of water and nutrients. I would suggest improving feeding regular...
Answered: 05:18PM, 08 Feb 2019
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Jacky
Answer: Hi Jacky, Thank you for contacting Yates. Could you please provide us with a clear photo of the whole plant and another clear close-up photo of th...
Category: Diseases
Tags: red leaf, rhubarb
Answered: 10:56AM, 27 May 2019