What would be a good planting site for rhubarb?


What would be a good planting site for rhubarb?


Rhubarb performs best in well-drained, fertile soils that are high in organic matter.  Heavy, clay soils can often be improved by incorporating organic matter, such as compost or well-rotted manure, into the upper 12 to 15 inches of soil.  The planting site should also receive at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sun each day.  Avoid shady sites near trees and shrubs.  

Learn more about rhubarb in this article: Growing Rhubarb in Iowa


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