Like most plants, rhubarb doesn't enjoy moving houses, but in this case it should have been an "upgrade" if it's getting more water. Rhubarb requires a lot of nitrogen so that might be an issue. Rhubarb can be susceptible to crown rot which can result in a sickly plant. The only solution to that is to dig up the plants and start fresh with new virus-free stock from a reputable supplier. One last thing to consider is that even healthy rhubarb needs to be renewed every three to four years by dividing healthy sections from the original crown so that the plants have enough space.
I've moved the Rhubarb from a dry area to a wet one to see if it makes a difference however, the leaves still wilt, turn yellow and die. Does anyone know why?
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