Organic Sorrel
Organic Sorrel

Organic Sorrel

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Sorrel - - Rumex acetosa

Perennial Heirloom. Sorrel shows up early and stays late in your garden, offering lemony leaves at the beginning of spring through the end of fall. Perennial in USDA zones 4-9. For the best flavor, pick the leaves when young, succulent, and tender. Sorrel adds citrusy brightness to salads and as an accent to rich fish or dairy dishes. It is a traditional source of cool-season Vitamin C.

Did You Know?  Sorrel is also called "Lemonade In A Leaf" due to its citrusy, refreshing flavor.

Soil Temperature: 65-75°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 4-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 10"-16"
Days to Maturity: 35-60 Days
Sun/Shade:Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 12"-18"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds



  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful in Dye Making



USDA Growing Zone: Certified Organic Product
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Perennial
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Useful Plant Part : Leaves

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Grow in rich soil high in organic matter and nitrogen. They perform best with consistent moisture; drier conditions will increase the intensity of flavors.

Planting & Growing: To start indoors, plant seeds 1/4" deep in flats. Direct seed outdoors after the last frost, with seeds 2"-3" apart, 1/4" deep. Thin to 12"-18" apart. Easy to grow in containers. Lift and divide this perennial in summer.

Harvesting & Storage: Pick baby leaves before they reach their mature length of 8" and use them within a day or two.



Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).


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