RUMEX scutatus ssp. glaucus 'Silver Leaf'

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RUMEX scutatus ssp. glaucus 'Silver Leaf'

Silver French Sorrel
Select Item No. RO240

Quantitative Restriction

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)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Polygonaceae
Origin: Europe to West Asia: rocky debris, scree, vineyards.
Special Features: Interesting shield- or spike-shaped leaves, in this variety with a striking silver color. Suitable for natural landscaping. Suitable for pot and planter. Moderate self-sowing at suitable locations. Easy to grow.
Historical: Traditional use as soup spice and in salads.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: greenish-pink
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: bluish-silvery, juicy, mildly sour flavor
Growth Habit: groundcover / cushion / stoloniferous / evergreen / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: average / undemanding
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / medicinal plant / culinary herb
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
800
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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