Red Veined Sorrel plant - Rumex sanguineus - Culinary Herb
Red Veined Sorrel - Rumex sanguineus
Approximate height: 30 cm
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Sun or partial shade in moisture-retaining soil.
Care: Remove flowering stems when they appear.
Plant size: Large - grown in a 2 litre pot. (For pot size guide, click here)
Very attractive clumps of green leaves with red veins.
Use young leaves in salads.
CAUTION: HIGH IN OXALIC ACID, AVOID IF SUFFERING FROM KIDNEY PROBLEMS, RHEUMATISM, OR ARTHRITIS ETC.
Peat-free, pesticide-free, plastic-free.
All plants are sent to you in an eco-friendly cardboard POSIpot or fibre pot, (made from wood pulp), together with a wooden ID label and care instructions. In both cases these can be planted straight into the ground in the pot which will biodegrade.
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