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Rhubarb Apple Delight Plants (3 Pack) in 9cm Pots

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Rhubarb Apple Delight Plants (3 Pack) in 9cm Pots

This brand-new Rhubarb variety has been specially selected for its especially sweet fruity flavour.

Known as a 'day neutral' variety, this innovative Rhubarb crops heavily from spring to autumn unlike regular types which tend to become less productive over the summer months - so you're guaranteed a bumper crop of flavoursome stems right up until the first frosts!

Apple Delight is easy to grow and adapted to thrive in all weathers - the perfect variety to plant throughout the UK being weather resistant as well as having excellent resistance to pests and disease.

For best results allow to establish for a season and pick sparingly in year two. Expect heavy crops thereafter.

Delivered as 3 x established plants in 9cm pots ready for immediate planting.


Planting your rhubarb:
  • Before planting, dig over the ground and remove all perennial weeds.
  • Add compost or well-rotted manure into the soil. Don't add any additional fertiliser.
  • Plant crowns in early spring in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun as soon as the ground is workable, when the roots are still dormant and before growth begins or plants are just beginning to leaf out.
  • Potted plants can be planted out at any time.
  • Dig large holes around twice the size of the root spread. Space rhubarb plants about 4 feet apart and plant the roots 2-5cm (1-2in) below the surface of the soil.
  • After planting, mulch generously with a heavy layer of straw to retain moisture and discourage weeds.
Aftercare Advice for Rhubarb:
  • Water your plant well.
  • Remove flower stalks as soon as they appear.
  • When the top growth dies back in autumn, remove the dead leaves to expose the crown to frost - this will help break dormancy and ensure a good crop of stalks the following year.
  • Divide rhubarb roots every 3 to 4 years when plants are dormant in early spring or autumn.
Harvesting Advice for Rhubarb:
  • For best results allow to establish for a season and pick sparingly in year two. Expect heavy crops thereafter.
  • To pick, hold the stalk at the base and pull it out of the ground, aiming to avoid snapping it off.


  • Ideal For: borders/allotments/grow your own/Kitchen Garden
  • Flowers: April-July
  • Fruit: May - October
  • Position: Full Sun
  • Height/Spread: 1m x 1m
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Supplied as: 3 x plants in 9cm pots ready for immediate planting. NOTE: Rhubarb leaves may be harmful if ingested and should be removed prior to cooking.


  • 3 x Plants

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