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Red Veined Sorrel seeds - Rumex sanguineus - Culinary Herb

£1.90
Type: Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 30 cm
Flowering Time: Summer
Site and soil type: Sun or partial shade in moisture-retaining soi
When to sow: Mid-Spring to late summer
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 400 seeds / 0.4 g

Red Veined Sorrel is a very attractive herb with bright green leaves with red veins.

It has a tangy flavour and is best used added to salads although it can be cooked liked spinach or chard. Use only young leaves as they can get tough when large.

Remove flowering stems when they appear

The plant is very early to appear in spring and slow to die down in autumn.

CAUTION: HIGH IN OXALIC ACID, AVOID IF SUFFERING FROM KIDNEY PROBLEMS, RHEUMATISM, OR ARTHRITIS ETC.


All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.