Rumex acetosa. Large Leaf Sorrel Organic is a vigorous perennial plant that provides huge harvests of delicious, lemony, blonde-green leaves from September through winter into the following summer. Sow Large Leaf Organic Sorrel seeds May to June 1cm (1/2") deep in rows 45cm (18") apart. Grow plants 30cm (12") apart. Sorrel goes to seed in mid-summer, but its pollen is food for several predatory insects including the Minute Pirate Bug and the Big-Eyed Bug. Sorrel is a widely used herb in eastern Europe, India, and Vietnam, where it is commonly combined with other greens and eaten raw or cooked in soups, stews, and pastries.
Matures in 60 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)
Salad greens are usually picked at an immature size and coaxed into regrowing several times. They are a perfect choice for container gardening, as long as a good soil mixture is in place. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Mescluns and Salad Greens Guide and grow great salad all year long.