Rumex acetosa. Common sorrel. Samhadh Bó.


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Common name:  Common sorrel. Samhadh Bó.

This population originates from Co Down. Irish Grid reference: J570378.
Perennial to 100cms tall. Tiny pinky-green flowers on tall flower stalks from a basal rosette of edible leaves.

A good nectar plant for insects. It’s deep tap roots bring nutrients and micro-nutrients up from the subsoil.

Grassland and meadows, often a pioneer plant. Drought tolerant, prefers light soil and full sun.

Sowing guidelines:
Sow autumn or early spring into trays, plant out when large enough to handle. Or sow in-situ in a well weeded bed.

Cultural history:
A famine food, all parts being edible, moderation is advisable. Considered medicinal. As ever, consult a professional before administering.

Avg contents: 90 seeds.

Additional information

Weight 0.005 g
Dimensions 10 × 5 × 0.5 cm


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