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I don't know what the bugs are but they're probably just after the nectar in the flowers; you need to remove that flower stalk asap. Rhubarb should never be allowed to flower because it takes energy away from the rest of plant, reducing the number of stalks, the part you want. Keep an eye on it ongoing to nip out any further flowering shoots.


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Sure it is worth a try. For home consumption you really only need one plant if it grows well; the key is to find the right location and soil. The location needs to be well drained and protected from the heat of the midday sun. Ideally you want to dig a nice big hole a couple of feet deep and fill it with a mix of rotted manure and good black earth. To get ...


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Your climate is actually similar to that of central Oklahoma; if anything, it's actually a little cooler in the summer (my daughter went to the University of Oklahoma, so I'm somewhat familiar with it). Oklahoma State University recommends Canada Red (Chipmanā€™s) and MacDonald rhubarb. Here's the source; it includes all types of vegetables for Oklahoma, which ...


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I've grown rhubarb for many years here in western Oregon. Summers are warm and semi arid. Winter can be cold and very wet. I have my grandmothers rhubarb(50+ year old plants)which I've moved several times. Today I moved another into a large pot. Mid June. A few things I can tell you about rhubarb. First, they love soil that is rich in compost. Anything ...


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