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Botanical name: Rheum palmatum 'Tanguticum'
Other names: Chinese rhubarb 'Tanguticum'
Variety or cultivar: 'Tanguticum' _ 'Tanguticum' is clump-forming perennial with large, deeply cut red-purple leaves fading to green and large panicles of cerise flowers in summer.
Rheum palmatum 'Tanguticum' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-pink in Summer
Foliage: Green, Purple, Red in Spring; Purple, Green, Red in Summer
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest free.
Specific diseases: Crown rot
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Rheum palmatum 'Tanguticum' (Chinese rhubarb 'Tanguticum') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Waterside, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in moist, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade. Mulch with well-rotted farmyard manure in late winter or spring.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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i have slugs, and ants and also little black bugs sticking to the stalk of the plant.There are alot of black bugs,it seems that the bugs look like that they are sticking to the stalk.how do i get rid of them? and also, am i suppose to cut off the tall stem?
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