Asked April 23, 2021, 9:50 AM EDT
Washtenaw County Michigan
Wait a few days to see which stalks are blackened or mushy. Pull and discard those stalks. The stalks that grow and stay firm are fine to use. Here is some Extension information on the subject of late freezes and rhubarb.
From North Dakota Extension
“When do you have to worry about rhubarb? Rhubarb stalks in your garden that have frozen to the point where the stalks become damaged or mushy should be discarded. Check the leaves, too. If the stalks are firm and upright and the leaves have little damage, the rhubarb is OK. Discard the damaged ones and enjoy the stalks that grow later.
As with anything, when in doubt, don’t eat it.”
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RhubarbWhat should I do with my rhubarb, since it showed and froze
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