Sorrel- Sour Leaf

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Rumex acetosa

Sour green to get your taste buds going in the early spring! Perennial herb with spreads and self-sows modestly, it will be up and growing before any of your other greens. Highly nutritious, this is a great addition to green smoothies.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


Not rec.

7-14 d.


Full to shade



Germinates best at 60-70 degrees. Direct sow 1/4" deep, thinning plants to 6" apart for young leaves, 24" apart for seed production. Do not transplant as tap roots are easily damaged. Harvest handfulls of leaves at a time, but leave the center leaves for regeneration.

Seed specs:  20 min.