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Giant Prickly Rhubarb
(Gunnera manicata)

  • £13.00


Giant Prickly Rhubarb (Gunnera manicata)

A true giant amongst plants, with leaves up to 1m in diameter.  The huge leaves are borne from long prickly stems and it produces green/red club shaped flowers in high summer, that can be up to 70cm in length.  Also known as Chilean Rhubarb or Prickly Rhubarb.  

  • Plant Type - Moisture Lover
  • Normally Available from - Mid April
  • Ground level planting
  • Height - 150cm to 300cm
  • Position - Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Growth - Fast
  • Flowers - Jul
  • Flower Colour - Green/Red
  • Foliage - Deciduous 
  • Hardiness - Hardy (-5ºc to -10ºc)

Specific Plant Care:
Cover crown with dying foliage or straw in Autumn to protect from frost.

Each plant also comes with a comprehensive label offering further planting advice.