Sorrel, Rumex scutatus

$6.00

Sorrel, Rumex scutatus

DESCRIPTION AND CULTURE: Looking for sour in a leaf? This is a nice, tidy, culinary Rumex.  French Sorel soup is a classic!

It is a hardy perennial and grows to about 8-10 inches, with a taller flowering stalk that should be removed if you want to keep the leaves producing.

PART USED: leaf, especially in spring

FUNCTION: good addition for a sour flavor. The species, scutatus refers to vinegar.

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Sorrel, Rumex scutatus

DESCRIPTION AND CULTURE: Looking for sour in a leaf? This is a nice, tidy, culinary Rumex.  French Sorel soup is a classic!

It is a hardy perennial and grows to about 8-10 inches, with a taller flowering stalk that should be removed if you want to keep the leaves producing.

PART USED: leaf, especially in spring

FUNCTION: good addition for a sour flavor. The species, scutatus refers to vinegar.