Fertilizing Rhubarb - Knowledgebase Question

Louisville, KY
Question by Derbeeed
April 14, 1999
What fetilizer is best for Rhubarb, and when is the best time?

Answer from NGA
April 14, 1999


Rhubarb benefits from a mid-summer side dressing of compost or aged-manure. You can repeat the application in the fall. Using organic material will supply nutrients to the roots of the plants in small doses, giving the plants a constant supply of food, resulting in slow, even growth.

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