Bloody dock 'Red Stripe'

planting site / location:
planting distance:
25 x 25 cm
soil / fertilisation:
When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed.
Water regularly but sparsely.
This common sorrel is mild in taste and is perfect for refining salads. It is said to have a blood-purifying effect. Its green, redly veined leaves are very appealing.


german term: Bloody dock
botanical termn: Rumex acetosella
plant height: 35-40 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: May to June
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes.
colour palette: green