Rhubarb is a vegetable that sometimes looks like a leafy bush to those unfamiliar with it. However, in the US it is classified as a fruit.

Growing Advice

Rhubarb needs several years to establish itself before harvesting, and the vegetable is harvested primarily in the spring.

Companion Planting

Good: Cabbages

Avoid: Root vegetables, legumes

Pests & Diseases

Crown rot

Seed Saving

Heirloom Varieties

  • Victoria
  • Old Homestead
  • Strawbery Rhubarb

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