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)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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  • 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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