Sorrel - buckler leaf

Rumex scutatus


A hardy little perennial with arrow shaped lemon sharp leaves rich in vitamins A and C, it is often found growing wild in meadows and open woods and is one of the first green leaves to emerge in spring. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)
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9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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Sale price£3.10
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Only 1 plants left

Description

  • Low growing
  • Rich in vitamin C
  • Stimulating herb
  • Easy to grow

This lovely little herb is native to Europe and is commonly found in meadows and woodlands. It has a refreshing lemony bite that is an excellent addition to dishes. It is thought to help cleanse the blood and makes a good spring tonic.

Plant care

  • Height: 10-30cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun/shade
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: Yellow
  • Flowering period: June - August

This lovely little herb is easy to grow either in a pot or in the ground. It doesn’t mind a shadier spot and spreads happily in most soils. It sprouts early in spring and is a welcome sight after long wet winters ne are all craving some fresh leaves for salads.

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