Sorrel – Garden


Large, lemon tangy-tasting leaves

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Most famous for sorrel soup. This cultivar is the standard variety esteemed in France. Large, slightly tangy-tasting leaves add a refreshing tartness to salads and any dish it appears in! Deserves a spot in the kitchen garden for any meal requiring a lemony twist! Can be grown as a border, edging, in the vegetable garden, or as a container plant! Young leaves can be used like spinach, fresh in salads or blanched a few seconds in boiling water, adding tangy-citrus flavour. Plant in full sun to partial shade in average to moist soil. Will grow continuously from spring until fall and benefits from consistent pruning. Self seeds, so it is important to cut the flower heads to prevent it from getting out of hand. Height 3 feet. Plant in moist well drained soil.