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Gunnera manicata

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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A huge leaved plant, a member of the rubbarb family. It likes a damp location in full sun or part shade.

Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Plant Finder: about Gunnera manicata

Common names

Gunnera, Chile rhubarb, Giant rhubarb


Gunnera manicata (Gunnera). This is a large perennial plant which is grown for its ornamental foliage and spreading form. It will bear conical green flowering spikes in the summer which are followed by orange seed pods.


You will need to shelter this plant from harsh winter cold. They will prefer a rich, moist soil and are fantastic landscape plant beside a lake.

Interest and use

Foliage, ornamental, bog

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Gunnera manicata | Boncath, Pembrokeshire, SA37 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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