Rhubarb (1 plant)
This hardy perennial is one of the first characters to emerge in our garden in the spring and produces sour, delicious stalks all season long. The leaf (non-stalk part) is excellent for compost and soil building (not to be eaten, it is mildly toxic).
This deep rooted plant is also an excellent companion plant for orchard trees, drawing up minerals from the soil, just like comfrey. Placed between a garden edge and a lawn, Rhubarb does a beautiful job of keeping grass from creeping into garden beds. Rhubarb's giant leaves also make excellent "sheet mulch"!
About 1-2’ tall, 3’ tall when in flower
Thrives in nice soil and sun but will grow in partial shade as well.