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Rheum palmatum (hybridum), Dual Purpose Culinary Outdoor or Forcing , Introduced in 1837 by Joseph Myatt. The latest to put up stems in the spring. Dual purpose variety outdoors &Late forcing variety, producing large sticks of good flavour, appears very striking when blooming with its strong stems that develop pink speckling on a light green stalk with the pink colour being more intense at the bottom of the stalk, fading to a solid green near the top. When forced in winter, crops late Feb to Mar, (normally May to July - not forced) Full sun, rich soil, Hardy Deciduous , Seed Count Approx - 20 avg
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