Free $25 off any order of
$50 or more TODAY!
-Tap to Save-
Oops, there seems to be an error, please re-enter your email address.

Crimson Red Rhubarb

Produces Heavily Time After Time
  • SKU: 09255
Out of Stock
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 No. 2 bareroot
This item ships in Spring

Currently Unavailable

Send me an email when this item is available

Your Garden Zone:

Crimson Red Rhubarb

One of the best ever for flavor. Sweet, yet agreeably tart. Produces ample yields of pleasingly plump, crimson stalks. Zones 3-8 (2 with some winter protection).
Product Details
  • FormPerennial. Upright.
  • LightFull sun until the middle of June.
  • Height24 inches.
  • Spread24 inches.
  • SpacingSet divisions 3 feet apart in rows 4 feet apart.
  • Zones3 - 8 (-50° F.). ( Zone 2 with winter protection).
  • FoliageGreen leaves on top of crimson-red stalks.
  • FruitOne of the best ever for flavor. Sweet, yet agreeably tart. Produces ample yields of pleasingly plump, crimson stalks.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, rich, loamy soil that is fortified with compost or well-rotted manure. PH between 5.0 and 7.0.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • CommentsRated excellent overall. Plump, flavorful fiber-free stalks with rich red color. Sweet, with a pleasing tartness. Root divisions. Perennial plants remain productive for decades. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
  • YieldGood yields.
  • Botanical NameRheum Rhubarbarum 'Crimson Red'
  • DepthPlant divisions 3 - 4 inches below the soil surface. Plant early Spring or Fall, do not harvest stalks 1st season. Harvest freely the following seasons.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 6/3/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

Planting Success: Step by Step


Rhubarb - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Rhubarb - Unboxing/Planting Delayed
Rhubarb - Site Prep
Rhubarb - Site Prep
Rhubarb - Planting
Rhubarb - Planting
Rhubarb - Harvesting
Rhubarb - Harvesting
Gardeners who bought this also bought...
Item added to cart

Gurney's Blog

No-Risk Guarantee

We want you to be satisfied. If you're not happy with one of our products, we'll replace it or provide a merchandise credit for the full amount of your purchase price. All nursery stock, trees, plants, seeds and merchandise are guaranteed for one full year.