Rumex acetosa/Garden Sorrel

Rumex acetosa / Rumex acetosa
Rosettes of long strap-shaped foliage
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Rosettes of long strap-shaped foliage

Foliage with a hint of red coloring

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Scientific Name: Rumex acetosa
Common Name: Garden Sorrel
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This perennial produces clusters of strap-shaped leaves and long tapering roots. Portions of this plant have long been used for medicines. This is a close relative to the common weed, dock. It tolerates a wide range of growing conditions.