Rhubarb Plants
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Zone 54115 | Millie Grueb added on May 24, 2018 | Answered

I HAVE 2 RED RHUBARB PLANTS. THEY HAVE HUNDRED OF STEMS ON EACH PLANT, BUT THE STEMS STAY LIKE PENCILS THEY NEVER GET LARGER. WHAT CAUSES THAT??????

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on May 25, 2018

    There are many varieties of Rhubarb and some are known for their small stems.

    If this is a change in your Rhubarb, spindly stalks can suggest lack of moisture or nutrients.
    Epsom salt fertilizer is a good way to give your plant a boost.
    These links will help you.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/rhubarb/grow-rhubarb.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/epsom-salt-gardening.htm

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