Bloody Dock AKA Red Sorrel Seeds

Plants produce a rosette of green leaves with an intricate network of blood red veins.

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$2.50

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Name not-with-standing, this is a pretty neat little foliage plant. Plants produce a rosette of green leaves with an intricate network of blood red veins. It makes a fine foliage accent plant in combination planters, or the young tender leaves can be used as an ornamental garnish.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Rumex sanguineus
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Just Cover; barely cover with soil
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 4a: to -25F, USDA Zone 4b: to -20F, USDA Zone 5a: to -15F, USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F, USDA Zone 9a: to 25F, USDA Zone 9b: to 30F
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Maroon (Purple-Brown)
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid-Summer
Foliage Grown for Foliage, Smooth-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry
Seeds Per Pack 50