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asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020

How do you grow French sorrel?

Sow seeds for sorrel plant in spring when the soil has warmed up. Prepare a well drained bed with well tilled soil. Seeds should be 6 inches apart and just under the surface of the soil. Keep the bed moderately moist until germination and then thin the plants when they reach 2 inches high.

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Also question is, how long does it take to grow sorrel?

60 days

Beside above, how do you grow sorrel in the UK? Sorrel

  1. Sow. Sorrel is easy to start from seed or you can save time and buy a ready-grown plant so you can start pick leaves immediately.
  2. Grow. Grow in well-drained soil in a sunny or lightly shaded spot, or plant into the middle of a container filled with multi-purpose compost.
  3. Plant.
  4. Harvesting.
  5. Varieties.

Just so, is Sorrel easy to grow?

Cold-hardy and a perennial herb plant, sorrel is easy to grow in sun or partial shade. Young sorrel leaves are the plants' edible parts, and new sorrel leaves emerge from the plants' centers for several months, from late winter to late fall.

Is Sorrel a perennial?

Common sorrel or garden sorrel (Rumex acetosa), often simply called sorrel, is a perennial herb in the family Polygonaceae. Other names for sorrel include spinach dock and narrow-leaved dock. It is a common plant in grassland habitats and is cultivated as a garden herb or salad vegetable (pot herb).

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