RUMEX scutatus

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RUMEX scutatus

French Sorrel
Select Item No. RO238

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006 - pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Polygonaceae
Origin: Europe to West Asia: rocky debris, scree, vineyards.
Special Features: Interesting shield- or spike-shaped leaves. Suitable for natural landscaping. Suitable for pot and planter. Moderate self-sowing at suitable locations. Use for low maintenance plantings. Easy to grow.
Historical: Traditional use as soup spice and in salads.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white-green
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: shield shaped, green, juicy, with sour-lemon flavor
Growth Habit: cushion / stoloniferous / vigorous, strong growing / evergreen / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: average / undemanding
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.90909 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1100
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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