Sorrel, French plant

$7.70$14.30 incl. GST

Usually Available: May to November
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Rumex scutatus
Pot Size: 50mm tube, 100mm pot


French Sorrel plant, Rumex scutatus, is bitter tasting, its broad leaves enliven the flavour of soups, sauces, salads, omelettes, quiche etc. Due to the high vitamin content, sorrel was used to prevent scurry. A diuretic and kidney tonic. Used as gargle to treat sore throats. An essential plant in every garden. French Sorrel is a native of southern France and prefers rocky, well drained soils in protected sunny position. Frost resistant but drought tender. A perennial plant of alpine regions, growing to 1m x  0.3m.