Rhubarb LIDER 2g (Rheum rhabarbarum)
Garden rhubarb (syn: common rhubarb, garden rhubarb, pieplant) - Rheum rhaponticum L.
It originates from Central Asia, Bulgaria, and probably southern Siberia. The edible part of rhubarb is the leaf stalks. They contain a whole range of valuable minerals, such as potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, phosphorus, B-group vitamins, vitamin C, and carotene. Moreover, it is low in calories - 100 g contains only 16 calories. Rhubarb has many advantages - it can be used to prepare delicious jellies and compotes, refreshing drinks, and can also be added to cakes. However, it should be remembered that it contains the aforementioned oxalic acid and should not be served too often and in too large quantities.
Requirements: it is resistant to low temperatures and can withstand the heaviest winters without cover. It requires a large amount of water in the soil for growth, tolerates shade well, but in full light it produces an earlier harvest. It grows well on fertile, humus-rich soils. Rhubarb is propagated by dividing the rootstock or by sowing. Rhubarb yields in the second year after planting, and the plants are harvested for 3 weeks, with 3-4 harvests carried out.
Number of seeds: 50-100 per gram
Sowing rate: 2kg/ha
Sowing time: March-April (seedlings)
Transplanting time: April-June; September-October
Harvest time: April-May
On the back of each package there is information about the description of the plant, the weight or quantity of seeds, the sowing date of the seeds from a given batch and tips on growing the plant.
On each package there is also information that "The packaging serves as evidence for the complaint". When opening the packaging, remember not to cut off or tear off important parts that contain information on it - e.g. batch numbers, sowing dates, etc.