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Q.Rhubarb – Leaves And Stalks Flattened By Rain?

Zone RG41 4AG | Anonymous added on October 20, 2021 | Answered

A first year plant, nothing harvested, most of the leaves and stalks are lying flat (due to weather?) – what should I do?

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Answered on October 27, 2021

Since you won't be using this year's stalks, it's okay to go ahead and cut the plant all the way back. You may want to mulch over the remaining crown for winter protection. Use gloves when handling the leaves. Here are some tips:

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