German Wine Rhubarb


A West Coast variety that features bright red large stalks, and is known for having a great flavour profile: a balance between being sweet and tart. This variety produces an ample yield of plump, non-stringy, crimson stalks. Rhubarb is great frozen, pickled, dried, made in chutney or jam.


Full sun, Zone 3

Rheum coltorum ‘German Wine’

Pot size #1, #2

One of the sweetest varieties. Long, green stalks with pink splotches ripen to thick, bright red stalks in late spring/early summer. Excellent for wine and processing. Resistant to wilt and rot. Foliage is toxic. Thrives in rich, well-drained loamy soils.