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    sunflower96 is offline Seedling
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    hi i was wondering if anyone had any rhubarb seeds please for swaps ive looked everywhere local to me and cant find them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunflower96 View Post
    hi i was wondering if anyone had any rhubarb seeds please for swaps ive looked everywhere local to me and cant find them.
    Rhubarb crowns would be better, plant in the autum.
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    this may sound silly but what is a crown is it a part of a rhubarb plant (im new to this lol)

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    A crown is where the rhubarb comes from it grows from the base. Look out for it in garden centres in the autum, or ask freinds, relatives, lottie neighbours ( if you have a lottie ) for a piece of a crown. I bought mine for about 1.99p there are quite a few varieties.

    Put rhubarb into the search at top of page scroll down a few and you will see a link to growing rhubarb.
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    No grow them from seed in pots then pant out....PM me and I will bung a few seeds in the post.
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    I have lots too.

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    I've got a healthy rhubarb patch which is just about to become even bigger and I've grown all mine from seed....so I'd recommend you go that way too....I only went for seed cos I was too tight (mean) to pay for crowns when I could buy a whole packet for less than the price on one crown!

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