Rumex acetosa - Garden Sorrel

Hardy / perennial / culinary plant / H. Up to 60 cm /  rich well drained  soil in sun / blossom colour green red /  flowering early summer.

Common sorrel has been cultivated for centuries. The leaves may be puréed in soups and sauces or added to salads; they have a flavour that is similar to kiwifruit or sour wild strawberries