Herbs > French Sorrel Herb

Information on, uses of and how to grow French sorrel:

Name
Rumex scutatus.

Growing pattern
Perennial.

Seeds
Buy French Sorrel Seeds from The Green Chronicle (Pay in £, $US, Euro).
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How to grow
This herb is easy to grow from seed.

Soil condition/position
French sorrel likes partial shade and ordinary soil.

Appearance
Large leaved, growing to a height of 30cm.

Uses
French Sorrel can be cooked like spinach or used to make soup. In France it is used with rabbit dishes. It has a very lemony taste.