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Hardy Tarty™ Rhubarb

Takes the Heat Like No Other!
  • Exceptional heat tolerance
  • Red, thick, non-stringy stalks
  • Tasty, tart flavor
  • Compact plants rarely bolt
  • Suitable for Southern and Northern gardens
  • SKU: 63268
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Hardy Tarty™ Rhubarb

A great variety—for both Northern and Southern gardens! Hardy Tarty has exceptional heat tolerance, thriving in hot climates as well as cooler ones. Produces gorgeous red, thick, non-stringy stalks. A tasty, tart and colorful addition to pies and other recipes! Compact plants rarely bolt and reach a mature height of 24-30 inches. Rhubarb, like Hardy Tarty, is a perennial vegetable that can be harvested for several months from spring to summer. Zones 3-8.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull Sun to Partial Shade
  • Height24-30 inches
  • Spread24-30 inches
  • Spacing24 - 36 inches
  • Zones3 - 8
  • FoliageGreen leaves atop greenish-red stalks.
  • Fruit Large, firm stalks, 12-15 inches. Good texture with very little fiber - non-stringy. Red color inside and out. Lemony-tart flavor.
  • Soil Requirements Well-drained, rich, loamy soil that is fortified with compost or well-rotted manure. pH between 6.0 and 6.8.
  • PollinatorSelf-pollinating
  • CommentsLarge, firm, smooth stalks stand out in shades of red. Nice red interior, too. Thick stalks have a nice texture with very little fiber-non-stringy. Good lemony-tart flavor, but not overly sour. Adds lots of color to your favorite recipes.
  • YieldGreat yields.
  • Botanical NameRheum rhabarbarum 'Colorado Red'
  • DepthPlant divisions 3 - 4 inches below the soil surface. Plant early Spring or Fall.
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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 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Vegetable Plants & Starts
1A-4B 9/23 - 11/1
5A & 5B 9/23 - 11/1
6A & 6B 9/23 - 11/1
7A & 7B 9/23 - 11/1
8A & 8B 9/23 - 11/1
9A-10B 9/23 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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