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My rhubarb is very poor, everyone else I know has a terrific crop and they insist that it just grows on its own with absolutely no effort. What's wrong with mine? I thought I had quite good soil, everything else grows well in the garden including tons o

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I live in West Lothian and have tried a couple of places in the garden over the years to find the best light etc, but still no luck with the rhubarb




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Only thing I can think of is this - when you first got it, did you plant and leave it alone for a full year before trying to pull or crop any of it for cooking? And the same after you'd moved it?

16 Aug, 2009

 

Did you put some good organic matter into the ground before you planted the crown? For more advice copy this url into your browser http://www.gardeningpatch.com/vegetable/growing-rhubarb.aspx

16 Aug, 2009

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