During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Cawood Delight Rhubarb
This rhubarb variety is not as vigorous as MacDonald but has deeper red color and slightly thicker stalks. Cawood Delight has a stout growth habit that will excel in northern areas. It may struggle in areas with long periods of high heat. We have had a lot of positive feedback on this variety from commercial growers and home gardeners.
Best in Zones: 4 - 7
Color: Deep Red
We recommend a soil pH level of 6.0 - 6.8 for rhubarb crowns.
Rhubarb bears a light harvest in the 2nd year and a full harvest in the 3rd year.
Easy to grow!
Sold in quantity of 2 plants. Shipping as a rhubarb root.
Plants ship between January - July, depending on the zone.