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Steve Bakken

How late to cut rhubarb

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Anyone know how late in the year one can cut rhubarb without compromising the plant's ability to come back next year.

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those plants are nuclear bomb proof. i did lanscaping/retaining wall this spring. It was driven over muliple times by conc. truck, payloader, then skimmed of by bobcat, 3 directions of tilling, i planted grass to re-start my backyard and low and behold the plant is alive and growing well.

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There's an old saw about "never cut rhubarb in a month with an R" or some such as that but I can't recall how it goes.

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