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Unseasonally warm weather leads to Rhubarb shortage

Lack of December frost is spelling a potential shortage of Rhubarb for growers in Yorkshire’s  ‘Rhubarb Triange’, with the first crop, due to hit the shops in March, currently at half expected volume.

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Of course, the supermarkets will be stocking imported varieties, but Rhubarb aficionados claim that this lacks the subtlety of flavour of the Yorkshire grown fare.  However, fear not, as it seems that later crops have not been similarly affected, so if you love your Rhubarb only when it’s grown in Yorkshire, you may find that you have a little longer to wait this year!

You can read the Telegraph Rhubarb article here.  And Don’t forget you can buy all you need for Home Gardening at Agratech, click here