German Wine Rhubarb

Rheum x ‘German Wine’


This cultivar produces dark red, thick stalks with a very sweet flavour. It is excellent for making pies, preserves, or even wine. Stalks are ready for cutting in late spring. Image courtesy of Prairie Gardens.



Height: 3′

Spread: 3′

Light Needs: Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: N/A

Growth Habit: Upright

Flower Colour: N/A

Blooms: N/A

Fruit Colour: Bright Red

Fruit Size: 2.5 cm

Fruit Timing: Late Spring

Fruit Use: Baking, Canning, Preserves, Sauces

Key Features: Edible Fruit (Stems)

Landscape Uses: General Gardening, Mass Planting, Orchard