Rhubarb 'Timperley Early'

Photo: Nina Pope 09.07.11

Photo: Nina Pope 02.04.11

Photo: Nina Pope 04.04.11

Rhubarb 'Timperley Early'

Rhubarb "Timperley Early" (Rheum rhabarbarum)

Vegetable - Edible?: Edible

One of the earliest rhubarb varieties which can be ready outside as early as February. It is also suitable for forcing if you want to produce an even earlier crop and will provide you with succulent, red-based pink stems with a delicious flavour.

In Saturday 6th November 2010

  • Planted Out by Jason & Margaret, Sat 6th Nov '10
  • First Harvested by Dasha, Sat 9th Jul '11
    For Jam for the RHS inspector!
  • Harvested by Chris, Sat 30th Jun '12
    To make a group snack!
  • Harvested by Lydia, Sat 7th Jul '12
    For honesty stall display during London in Bloom judging!
  • Harvested by Nina, Thu 26th Jul '12
    For 'Not the opening ceremony' food
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