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Rhubarb 'Livingstone' (9cm pot)

Rhubarb 'Livingstone' (9cm pot)

Rhubarb 'Livingstone' (9cm pot) Code: RHU201

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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

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £7.95. 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 we are unable to deliver outside the British Isles.
 

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)

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees and hedging will be despatched from late November until late April.  Orders placed before mid November will usually be despatched by mid December. Orders placed after mid November will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed. Orders placed from mid April onwards will be despatched within 14 days. Orders received from the 1st May onwards will be despatched in the autumn.
 

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Pot grown fruit trees, gooseberries and currants are available May to September 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 May 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.
 

Bilberries

Bilberries are available from February to late September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Cell Grown Raspberries

Cell grown raspberries are available from late May to mid July and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to late June. 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)

Misted Tips are available from late July to mid September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Hardware

Hardware will be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
 

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.
 
 

 

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