• RHS Award Winning VarietiesRHS Award Winning Varieties
  • Quality UK Grown PlantsQuality UK Grown Plants
  • 12 Month Guarantee12 Month Guarantee
  • 10% SSL Secured Shopping100% SSL Secured Shopping

Rhubarb 'Livingstone' (3 x 9cm pots)

Rhubarb 'Livingstone' (3 x 9cm pots) Code: RHU202

£34.50  £23.00
Save: 33% off
23.0000 In Stock New

Rheum hybridum 'Livingstone'

The world’s first autumn-cropping rhubarb! This British bred variety will crop twice a year - in spring and again in the autumn as unlike other varieties it does not require a period of summer dormancy. The succulent red stalks have an excellent flavour and can be harvested May/June and again September-November. Heavy cropping and disease resistant.


Plant size: 9cm pot.


Available for delivery: all year.

 

Rhubarb is delicious in desserts and as it is so easy to grow and takes up very little room it deserves a place in every garden. The plants will tolerate full sun or partial shade, but it is important to make sure they are planted in a well-drained soil. It is equally suited to container growing. Our rhubarb crowns are supplied as large hand selected crowns and are available from late November to mid April. Livingstone is supplied in 9cm pots and is available all year.

 

For better establishment we strongly advise using Rootgrow when planting (as recommended in RHS planting guidelines).

 

Carriage & packing charges

Carriage & packing charges

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £8.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.
 
Some deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Scily Isles may incur surcharges. If a surcharge is applicable, we will contact you prior to despatch.
 
We regret that due to Brexit we are no longer able to deliver to Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and the rest of Europe.
Despatch Dates

Despatch Dates

We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information (which applies to orders placed online and over the phone) should only be used as a guide and on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely. Please note, delivery usually takes longer when payment is made by cheque.
Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees and hedging are available from late November until late April.
 
Orders placed before the 15th November will usually be despatched by mid/late December.
 
Orders placed between 16th November and 31st December will usually be despatched late December/January.
 
Orders placed after the 1st January will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed.
Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Pot grown fruit trees, gooseberries and currants are available April to late August and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 
Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, elderberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and grapes are normally available throughout the year. If ordered April to late September they will normally be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date. Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available. Outside this period, delivery may take up to 28 days or longer if ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
Strawberry plants (Runners)

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Unless otherwise stated in the product description, fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from mid October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to early July. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability).
Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Misted Tips are available from late August to mid October and will be despatched within 28 days.

Vegetable Plants

Vegetable Plants

Vegetable plants are available from mid May to late July. As a very rough guide, plants ordered before the end of April will usually be despatched by late May. Plants ordered after May will usually be despatched by early June.

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will be despatched within 28 days.

Hardware

Hardware

Hardware is usually despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Natural Predators and Bumble Bee hives are only despatched at the appropriate time of year (see product description for detailed information). When “in season” they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week. Natural Predators are sent by first class post, bumblebee hives are sent by carrier.

There are no reviews for this product

Customers Also Purchased

Summer & Autumn Raspberry Collection (12 canes)SAVE 10%
£31.40  £28.30
Save: 10% off
Summer & Autumn Raspberry Collection (12 canes)This collection consists of 12 raspberry canes, 6 each of Glen Ample (summer) and Polka (autumn).Buy Now
Trailing Blackberry 'Black Cascade' (3 litre pot)
£17.50Trailing Blackberry 'Black Cascade' (3 litre pot)The first of its kind, this cascading blackberry is suitable for growing in a patio container or hanging basket. ‘Black Cascade’ produces masses of large, sweet tasting berries on thornless arching stems. Due to its primocane habit (cropping on the one year old cane) it is easy to manage and will crop in its first year. We recommend planting one plant per 35-40cm (14-16in) basket. When fully mature, each plant will produce up to 2.8lbs (1.3kg) of fruit. Eventual height x spread: 30cm (12in) x 18in (45cm).Buy Now
Blueberry Collection (2 Bushes)SAVE £3.50
£33.90  £30.40
Save: 10% off
Blueberry Collection (2 Bushes)Collection consists of 1 x 'Chandler' and 1 x 'Duke'.Buy Now
Pink Blueberry Bush 'Pink Sapphire'
£18.95Pink Blueberry Bush 'Pink Sapphire'This new variety of blueberry (or pinkberry) is the first of its kind! Sweeter than any other blueberry we know, the medium sized bright pink berries are delicious eaten straight from the bush but are also superb in puddings, pies and jam.Buy Now
Empathy Afterplant Ericaceous Biostimulant & Feed (1 litre)
£8.95Empathy Afterplant Ericaceous Biostimulant & Feed (1 litre)A ‘must buy’ for all ericaceous and lime hating plants such as blueberries, cranberries, azaleas, rhododendrons, magnolias, ferns etc. The unique blend of seaweed extracts, micro nutrients and balanced fertilisers will lower soil pH levels and prevent yellowing.Buy Now
After Plant Organic Tree & Shrub Feed with Rootgrow (1kg)
£8.50After Plant Organic Tree & Shrub Feed with Rootgrow (1kg)An all purpose, organic plant feed with added rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal fungi and boosted with plant derived amino acids for increased yields on fruiting plants. It is designed to kick start soil fertility during establishment, using nutrients and additives that will actively encourage the natural symbiosis between the plant, Mycorrhizal fungi and essential soil bacteria that stimulates healthy plant growth. After Plant is safe and easy to use and can be applied anytime during the active growing season as a top dressing or tonic to help establishing plants.Buy Now