Growing Rhubarb

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25 Jun 22 Deborah Winquest (USA - Zone 7b climate)
I live in south central Tennessee and want to grow rhubarb. Can I do so as a perennial or do I have to treat it as an annual? And where is the best place to plant the crowns?
02 Sep 22 Tiffles (USA - Zone 8a climate)
From what I read, give it a good spot for it to get sun during fall-spring and protect it from heat(shade it) during summer. It's delicate to heat. I'm going to try planting mine on north fence and then planting sunflowers for shade but giving it good ventilation in between. We made need shade cloth.

I live in south central Tennessee and want to grow rhubarb. Can I do so as a perennial or do I have to treat it as an annual? And where is the best place to plant the crowns?

- Deborah Winquest

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