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Vegetable Planting Calendar

Rhubarb

  • Approximate planting per person per year, fresh, 2 to 3 roots
  • Approximate planting per person per year, process, 2 to 3 roots
  • Minimum row space if hand cultivated, 48 inches
  • Minimum row space if using field implements, 48 inches
  • 36 inches between plants in row
  • Plant 2 inches deep
  • 2 years from planting to eating stage
  • 20 international units of vitamin A per 100 gram sample
  • 6 milligrams of vitamin C per 100 gram sample
  • Rhubarb questions and answers
  • Recommended varieties
    • McDonald
    • Sutton
    • Valentine
      Produces fewer seed stalks than McDonald
    • Canada Red
      Stalks dark red throughout, vigorous
    • Victoria
      Stalks red, lighter than Canada Red

Growing zones in Missouri
 

  • Recommended planting dates
    • South Missouri
      March 15 to 30
    • Central Missouri
      April 1 to 20
    • North Missouri
      April 10 to 25

G6201, revised April 2000

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