Sorrel Herb Seed Planting Instructions

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Sorrel Planting and Care Guide

Quick Facts About Sorrel

Garden Sorrel is a becoming more well-known and used as a culinary herb. When the leaves are eaten fresh and added to salads or a sandwich, they add a little zest and tang. The herb leaves can also be chopped or shredded and added to soups for flavoring.

Planting Time

Plant Sorrel seeds directly out in the garden in the spring.

Planting Location

Sorrel prefers full sun to partial sun for its location and average soil.

How to Plant Sorrel

  • Work the garden soil 6 - 8 inches in depth
  • Amend the soil with compost
  • Moisten the soil and scatter the seeds
  • Cover the seeds no more than 1/4 inch
  • Keep moist for germination
  • Thin out the seedlings to 16 - 24 inches apart

Care And Maintenance

  • Until the plants are established, regularly water the Sorrel plants
  • Do not harvest the Sorrel leaves until the plants are about 3 months old
  • Trim the flowers stalks off to produce more leaves and maintain a good flavor
  • Harvest leaves that are 4 inches or more
  • Use fresh or freeze
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