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Red Veined Sorrel Herb Seeds
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Red Veined Sorrel Herb Seeds

$9.99$219.99

  • Suitable for microgreens & herbs.
  • Attractive garnish with striking red veins.
  • Popular choice with chefs & restaurants.
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Red Veined Sorrel Herb Seeds

Also known as ‘Bloody Dock’ or ‘Red Veined Dock’.

Red Vein’ has bright green leaves with contrasting dark red stems and veins. It is a herbaceous, hardy perennial to 30 cm high. The flavour is sharp, tangy and lemony, the texture is smooth and crisp. It is mainly used as a salad green or baby leaf as the older leaves become tough. It also makes a beautiful garnish. Nutritionally it contains vitamins A and C; minerals calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. It germinates best at 7 – 23°C soil temperature. Sow in spring in temperate areas; March – September in subtropical areas; April – July in tropical areas. Choose a position in partial shade. Preferred soil is fertile and well drained; it will tolerate acid conditions pH 5.5 – 6.8. Harvest in 55 days by picking outer leaves. Plants can be propagated by division.

How to Grow as Herb Plant

  • Space plants: 30 cm.
  • Sowing depth: 0.5 cm.
  • Germination temperature:  20 – 23°C.
  • Maturity: 55 days.
  • Hardy, perennial.
  • Plant in Spring & Autumn.
  • Full sun or part shade.
  • Rich, moist, and well-drained soil.

How to Grow as Microgreens

  • Do not pre-soak seeds.
  • Use approx. 5 grams of seeds for a 10 x 20′ growing tray.
  • Add 2 – 3 cm of soil to tray (Unsuitable for hydroponic growing mediums).
  • Flatten soil to level. Moisten soil. Sprinkle seeds evenly over surface. Lightly water.
  • Cover seeds with a growing tray. Store in a well ventilated, dark spot to germinate. Water 1 – 2 times daily. Keep covered for 5 – 10 days.
  • Remove top tray and expose it to direct, outdoor sunlight. Water twice daily.
  • Harvest: Up to 30 days. (Level of difficulty: Hard).

Sowing Period for Red Veined Sorrel

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Arid
Cool
Sub-Tropical
Temperate
Tropical

Additional information

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Product Specifications

  • Botanical name: Rumex sanguineus
  • Open pollinated.
  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non-GMO seeds.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 1100.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.