This variety of garden rhubarb is a medium-early, very hardy edible rhubarb variety. Red-stemmed and noticeably delicious in taste. Rhubarb thrives best in fresh, nutrient-rich soil. Always pull the stakes out the base of the plant as promotes more growth. The plant enjoys a good supply of compost and need to be kept watered and should only be harvested after the first year after planting.