Growing Rhubarb

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28 Nov 17 Sandy (USA - Zone 8b climate)
I got a clump of rhubarb from my sister this summer. I have a brick planter in the front yard that had some room, so I planted it there, beside an artichoke plant. Gave it a good dose of vitamin B1, kept it well watered and it has been doing very well, looking very healthy, and, all of a sudden, it turned yellow. It started turning yellow in October. Could it be, it needs more water (I haven't been watering it much, now that it is looking so good)? Could it be the frost (we have had a few frosty mornings. Just in case it's the frost, I've been covering it at night. Thank you for any insight that can be offered.
26 Feb 21 Carol Nevius Jones (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Rhubarb goes dormant in winter and regrow in Spring. Yellowing after a frost is normal.
28 Nov 22 Lindsay (USA - Zone 9b climate)
Carol, have you grown it in 9b? Everything I’m finding says it’s not going to work.
07 Dec 22 Paula (USA - Zone 10a climate)
Lindsay, my parents grew it in either 9b or 10a under the shade of a citrus tree. It never got as spectacular as those grown in cooler climates but they did get some fresh stalks for about 5 years.
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