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COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)

COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)
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COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)
COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)
COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)

COMMON SORREL seeds (rumex acetosa)

  Our ref: ST86_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour - Red
  • height - 75 to 100cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
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Common Sorrel -rumex acetosa– grows best in damp grassland and is well suited to heavy clay soils on sites with sun or semi-shade. Plants typically grow to about 30-80 cms in height and produce orange-red flowers in May and June. In the wild, Common Sorrel plays host to the Small Copper as a breeding butterfly, which will lay its eggs on the plant. Common Sorrel looks best growing with other meadow plants that flower in early summer such as Meadow Buttercup, Cuckooflower and Cowslips.

How to grow Common Sorrel Seeds
Common Sorrel seeds should be sown in spring, either outside, where they are to flower, or in seed trays and covered lightly with compost. Common Sorrel seeds are usually easy to germinate and the seedlings, which are quick to develop, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.

To buy Common Sorrel seeds
To purchase Common Sorrel seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Common Sorrel seeds per gram is approx. 650. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.

type - perennial, colour - Red,
height - 75 to 100cms,
flowering months May, June,
habitat - Moist Grassland (Clay, Loams) Dry Grassland (clay, loam), Very Acidic Soil (Peats, Heaths),
Caterpillar Food Plant,
Printed 14/06/2024 22:12:52
st86_1 type perennial colour red height 75 to 100cms flowers may june habitat moist grassland clay loams dry grassland clay loam very acidic soil peats heaths caterpillar food plant toxic
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