Garden Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) Seeds

Garden Sorrel (Rumex acetosa) Seeds


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Seed packs contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum 50 seeds per pack.


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Description :

Rumex acetosa, commonly known as garden sorrel.

Type: Perennial
Family:  Polygonaceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  3-9
Mature Height: 3-4 feet
Mature Width: 12-15 inches 

Sowing: Start indoors in pots 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Barely cover seed.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 7-14 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a 

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Average
Water: Average
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description: 10-12″ low growing, tart, high in oxalic acid
Bloom Time: Summer, June-July
Bloom Description: Red-brown clusters on tall stems

Harvest: Leaf
Harvest Time: Early Summer, May-June

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Cut flowers

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