Rhubarb ‘Holsteiner’

A vigorous grower, ‘Holsteiner Rhubarb’ is an autumn or spring planted rhuharb with a sharp, tangy flavour.


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Holsteiner rhubarb is a delicious and versatile vegetable that is easy to grow. It will produce large, juicy stalks that are perfect for pies, tarts, crumbles, and other desserts. They can also be used in savory dishes, such as stir-fries and soups.

Holsteiner rhubarb is a hardy plant that can tolerate a wide range of climates. It prefers full sun but can also tolerate partial shade. The bulbs should be planted in well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter.

Holsteiner rhubarb is a relatively easy plant to care for. The plants should be watered regularly, especially during hot, dry weather. Rhubarb can also be forced using a rhubarb forcer for a variety of benefits including improving the taste.

Holsteiner rhubarb is ready to harvest in the spring or early summer. The stalks should be cut when they are about 12 inches long. The leaves should not be eaten, as they contain high levels of oxalic acid.

With its sweet, tart flavor, it is a perfect addition to any meal.


  • Pack size: 1 bulb
  • When to plant: September, October, November, February, March, April,
  • When to harvest: April, May, June (February when forced)
  • Planting depth: Plant on surface
  • Spacing: 75cm/30″
  • Soil type: Moist but well-drained
  • Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Sunlight: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy in most places throughout the UK, even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
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