Salad Burnet Plant - Poterium sanguisorba - Culinary herb
Salad Burnet - Poterium sanguisorba
Type: Hardy Semi-evergreen Perennial
Approximate height: 30 cm
Flowering time: Summer
Site and soil type: Prefers moist soil in sun or partial shade.
Care: For more leaves cut off flowering stems.
Plant size: Large - grown in a 2 litre pot. (For pot size guide, click here)
The leaves have a mild cucumber flavour and can be used in salads.
The globular flowerheads are interesting and have female flowers at the top and lower down, male flowers with long stamens.
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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