Rhubarb Gunnera gante

The gunnera that’also known gunnère gante or rhubarb is a plant in interesting foliage, a necessity in board’water.

L’Maintenance is easy is’decorative effect guaranteed!

In short, that’you should know:

Name : Gunnera manicata
Family : Gunneracées
Type : Vivace

2.5 m
Exposure : Sunlight
Ground : Wet

: Deciduous or evergreen depending on climate
Flowering : May to September.

Plantation of gunnère:

In the spring. Choose a well humid place, preferably at the edge’a piece of’water.

  • The gunnera loves the land rather rich and moist.
  • The gunnera needs sun but tolerates light shade.
  • The gunnera fears the strong winds and / or too cold

There multiplication of gunnera s’effected by division of the tuft in the spring by cutting the rhizomes.

The sissued to gunnera is done in the spring and kept damp bucket at the same time.

  • Sowing is long (about 90 days) so be patient

Size, maintenance gunnera:

Relatively rustic, nevertheless the gunerra from freezing therefore that’it reached -10 ° (or a little less if c’is prolonged).

  • Foliage disappears when the thermometer goes below 0 °
  • Remove any leaves in’fall by cutting shorter.
  • Its leaves are used to protect the strain in case’cold winter and frost.

Gunnera pot:

There cultivation of pot gunnera is possible under certain conditions.

  • The land should be rich and thus fertilized regularly
  • The pot should be consistent size if you want to keep your gunnera years

The Roots should be always wet but should not remain in the’Water may rot

  • Provide a large saucer to your pot as you keep it full of’water
  • Water regularly without flooding the roots

Namely the gunnera:

Rhubarb Gunnera ganteD’South American origin and Brazil, this perennial with nearly 45 different species, is very dramatic.

It offers foliage very large as well as flowering whose ears can reach up’1.5 m high.

Culture asks no special care except that’it must be protected from the cold the’winter and’install near’a d’water.

If is often called gunnera Giant rhubarb, do not get me wrong, its leaves and stems are edible.

Malignant Council on the gunnera:

At’fall, use sheets that you cut to protect the strain of winter cold.