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Gunnera manicata

Giant Rhubarb
Zone: 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Exposure: Sun
Height: Minimum 6 feet , Maximum 10 feet
Width: Minimum 10 inches, Maximum 15 inches
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Called 'dinosaur food' by many, this S. American primitive thrives in Portland near a good source of water and fertilizer. Can take lots of sun when damp. Impress your friends: frighten the kids. Frost hardy in USDA zone 7.

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Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:18 PM

HUGE says it all for this slowly creeping prn;from E.SAm(G.chilensis is from the W) ; even bigger with leaves to 4-15'! across on 6' petioles! (they arent'ALL that big; they need a special spot!) PSh/Med(not dry)-Wet


Submitted by Ref: on 11/8/2012 4:18 PM

One of the ultimate foliage plants reaching Volkswagen Bug size in time. Huge leaves 4-7' across on mature plants. Protect from Arctic blast in winter.


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Dinsdale Nursery Sherwood, OR Email now 503-925-9292 Container: 1
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