Rhubarb is native to Asia and Eastern Europe. This vegetable was cultivated in China about 2700 B.C. The first rhubarb appeared in the US in 1893 in Seattle, Washington. More
Rhubarb is a delicious perennial that can be made into jams and jellies. It is also often combined with strawberries to make strawberry-rhubarb pie. Rhubarb can produce edible stems for up to 15 years.