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Rumex acetosa, Cuckoo Sorrow - Hardy perennial , Hardy perennial that’s been cultivated for centuries, Ht. 45 cm, called 'Cuckoo's Sorrow' from an old belief that the bird cleared its voice by its agency, Because of the mildly acidic taste, it quenches thirst & may be helpful in boosting the appetite. Lance shaped leaves are edible & added to salads to sharpen the taste or treat as spinach, The edible leaves are said to have a flavour very similar to kiwifruit, or sour wild strawberries. Will tolerate full sun but will grow happily in Partial Shade , Seed Count Approx - 450 avg
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