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French Sorrel (Rumex scutatus)

Perfect for early spring salads and flavouring soups and easy to grow. A spinach like leaf with a citrussy flavour.
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500 seeds

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
30cm (12in)
Group/Species
scutatus
Common name
Garden Sorrel
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
500 seeds
Aspect
Part Shade
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
March - May. You can speed the germination process up by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.

Description

You HAVE to grow just a few plants of this invaluable lemon flavour - making it a fantastic addition to sauces and soups. Keep cutting it to the ground for almost year round leaf production.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Keep weed free and water during dry spells.