Is this rhubarb?
@Paul Yes it is!
@Ranunculus that's exciting!
@Paul It is however a bit late to harvest. Usually it is said to harvest before the 24th of june, because of an acid build up in the plant (Oxalsäure in german).
@Paul Although I am quite skeptical about the whole "specific date" thing. As if the plant would care about such a thing 😀
@Ranunculus hopefully one or two days won't make too much difference...
@Paul Probably not. Just to be sure; use only the stems (leaves contain much more oxalic acid) and best to use mostly/only the red parts!
@Paul @Ranunculus You could probably get away with one last harvest. Just make sure you leave 6-8 leaves/stems as it will use these to start building reserves for next year. And put some manure over the crowns in mid-ish Autumn, to protect them and add nutrients.
Well, that's what I learned last year and it seems to have worked!
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