Bloody Dock Sorrel, fully rooted - Perennial Vegetable and Colorful Ornamental
This herbaceous perennial vegetable and colorful ornamental features bright green leaves with a central red vein. Starter plants ships as rooted plants in 2 1/2 inch pots, pots removed for shipping.
A member of the buckwheat family, Bloody Dock makes a great ornamental addition your yard or use its young tender leaves to give color to your salad greens. Prefers partial to full sun with regular watering. Mature plants will reach 1- 1.5 foot tall and wide. Hardy to USDA zones 6-10.
Use only the tender young leaves as a vegetable. Can be eaten raw, having the flavor of a lemon tart spinach. Great addition to any salad. Also can be cooked like spinach or like chard.