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Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Strawberry Red’) 大黃

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Strawberry Red’) 大黃

2017-03-25 Rhubarb 'Strawberry Red' - Copy

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Strawberry Red’) 大黃

2017-03-25 Rhubarb 'Strawberry Red'-1 - Copy

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum ‘Strawberry Red’) 大黃

Cold hardy perennial with edible stems.  This variety have firmer stems so it is good for jam and pies. Easy to grow.  Best growing in full sun to partial shade location.  White flowers in summer.   Drought tolerant once plant is established.  USDA Zones:3-9.  Mature size:2′-4′(H) X 2′-3′(W).  Propagate by seeds, offsets, rhizomes/tubers or division.  Medicinal.  Fast growing.  Plant is toxic except that leaf stems.

強健耐寒的多年生草本其葉梗可以食用.  這個品種的葉梗較為紮實所以經煮後口感還不錯,是適合做成果醬或派餡的材料. 容易栽種. 最好栽種在全日照到半日照處.  夏開白色花.  極為耐寒也耐熱也耐旱,整個就是無敵的可食性植物啊!  成熟株高2-4呎,寬幅2-3呎.  繁殖方式以種子,側芽,塊莖或分株的方式來進行.   生長速度快.  除了葉梗/柄可以食用外,全株有毒.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhubarb                                                                  https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E5%A4%A7%E9%BB%84