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15 Jan 18 kevin (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I planted my rhubarb crown in October and it has been doing really well till i hit it with some nitrosol now it has completely died did i do the wrong thing
17 Jan 18 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I would say you hit it with too much fertiliser especially Nitrogen. They recommend 40 ml to 10 L of water - I would think that is for well established plants - cut it back to 10 ml or 20 ml for small plants. If you start will good fertile soil to start with then you don't need to fertilise again until they are well established - if at all.
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