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recently bought a rheum palmatum, the leaves green with crimson underside. after 2 weeks the upper side is turning red . is this normal

aberdeenshire, United Kingdom Gb

the plant is situated in damp site as requested in instructions.


On plant rheum palmatum


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It's fine I'd think, you've probably got Rheum palmatum atrosanguinam or rubrum, leaves flushed red. Lucky you!

20 May, 2009

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