Growing rhubarb in the garden can be a treat. Prior to planting, it's important to determine where exactly the rhubarb will grow best, for a bountiful harvest.

The best place to plant rhubarb is in a sunny location, in rich fertile well drained soil. The plant will tolerate some shade, however does best in full sun.

Rhubarb is a cool climate and cool season perennial, which if grown in the right spot could be around for a very long time.

It is important to consider the planting location with care, because your rhubarb may be growing in your garden for decades.

Rhubarb will grow best in full sun, although we have some fairly nice sized plants growing in the partial shade of an old apple tree.

Rhubarb is an early spring perennial, and grows in the coolest part of the growing season. Some shade to the plants in the heat of the summer can be beneficial.

To have the best success with growing rhubarb, provide at least five to six hours of sunlight daily. This light is required for the plant’s growth and energy production.

Full sun makes a difference in the long run. However if your summers are very hot, your rhubarb will also benefit from some shade during the hottest part of the day.

One of the most important growing conditions for rhubarb is the soil quality in the location in which it grows. Fertile organic soil definitely makes a difference.

Rhubarb is drought tolerant, and the large leaves provide a natural funnel for rain water to travel to the base of the plant.

When planted in the right location, you will be able to harvest yearly from this delicious tarty plant!

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