How do you keep rhubarb fresh in the refrigerator?
How long will fresh rhubarb keep in fridge?
How do you store rhubarb for later use?
Can I leave rhubarb on the counter?
If you plan on using the rhubarb stalks within a couple of days of buying, you can leave them at room temperature. The caveat here is you (probably) shouldn’t wrap them. Wrapping the stalks traps the moisture, which prevents the veggie from drying out.