Sorrel Seeds

Sorrel Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $28.39 ($7.09/ounce) 39% Savings
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  • Lemony flavor to puree for soups or add fresh to salads
  • Has a lemony flavor
  • Popular uses include: Culinary
  • Adaptable to full sun or partial shade
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Tart; Lemony; Slightly Sour
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Culinary, Medicinal
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Shade Tolerant
Harvest Advantages Microgreens, Sauce/Paste

About Sorrel Seeds

Rumex acetosa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Spinach Dock, Narrow-Leaved Dock

A common, native species in grasslands, Sorrel has long been cultivated for culinary delights! Leaves are often pureed for soups, or added to fresh salads.

Planting Information

Planting Sorrel Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 days
View our Sorrel Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 1,088 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 34,280 Up to 150 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 137,120 Up to 600 Sq. Ft

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