SORREL - FRENCH
Botanical Name: Rumex scutatus
Sorrel is a slightly lemon flavoured green perennial herb used as a delightful tangy salad green and is also known as Buckler sorrel. It is a refined plant that grows as a clump reaching 30-40cm with leaves 4-6cm across. It is a very hardy plant that will continue to flourish when the rest of your fresh garden greens are suffering either from heatstroke or the chills. Sorrel is best located in the full sun or with some afternoon shade and loves rich well-drained soil that is kept fairly moist.
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Plant Information or Specifications
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Perennial Leafy Greens (#PerennialLeafyGreens)
Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
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Suitability in Pots
February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Customer Comments on Sorrel - French
Nice green to add some sour twang to salads. Tolerates medium frosts well here, and a good perennial in the herb patch. | Jon Albiez - Toowoomba, QLD 11-Nov-2010
Delightful fried lightly in butter with a clove of garlic, pureed,sour cream stirred through and seasoned. | Lynne Caldwell - Hazelbrook, NSW 11-Apr-2011
Sorrel - French
Love Russian Borscht with French Sorrel, Spinach, veges.egg, sour cream, meat etc very healthy and good for weight loss | Tonia Kisliakov - Burwood, NSW 24-Jun-2017
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