Garden Sorrel - Rumex acetosa

This upright perennial herb features handsome dark green foliage shaped like arrowheads. Attractive red flowers appear in summer on upright, slender spikes. Leaves taste of vinegar and have many culinary uses, much like spinach.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Red
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Edible
Growth Habits: 
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Grows best in a rich soil, but will grow in any well-drained soil. Add generous amounts of aged manure or compost, with an occasional side dressing of compost during the growing season. Keep soil evenly moist.

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