About Rumex crispus
Rumex sanguineus, known by a number of different common names including bloody dock or red-veined dock, is a tap-rooted rosette-forming perennial of the buckwheat family that typically grows in a rounded foliage clump to 18” tall and as wide.
It is native to ditches, clearings and forests in Europe and Asia, but has over time escaped gardens and naturalized in certain areas of the U. and Canada.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||red-veined dock|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||1.00 to 1.50 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Green maturing to reddish-brown|
|Bloom Time ||June to July|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careSoils must not be allowed to dry out. Self-seeds and can be invasive in the garden. Some gardeners prefer to remove the flower stalks immediately both to prevent self-seeding and to promote bushy leaf growth. Leaves often lose sharp leaf and stem coloration as they age and may be trimmed off to promote growth on new leaves.No serious insect or disease problems. Watch for snails and slugs. Rust and leaf spot may occur.
Rumex crispus care
Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Best performance is with consistently moist soils. Plants are reportedly winter hardy to USDA Zone 6, but have survived winters in Zones 4 and 5. Plants may be directly seeded in the garden in spring. May be grown as an annual. Propagate by seed or division.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun |
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||25° C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Rumex crispus special feature
Attractive ornamental foliage plant for herbaceous or mixed borders. Also may be grown in herb or vegetable gardens. Pond marginal. Containers.
Rumex crispus uses
- Attractive ornamental foliage plant for herbaceous or mixed borders
- Also may be grown in herb or vegetable gardens
- Pond marginal
- piles, bleedings of the lungs,
- he young leaves of this plant are edible and add interesting color and a spinach-like taste to salads
- French sorrel are more often grown in herb or vegetable gardens for their leaves which are typically added to salads, soups, omelettes and sauces
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Rumex crispus ?
Rumex crispus is commonly known as red-veined dock
How tall do Rumex crispus grow?
On average Rumex crispus grows 1.00 to 1.50 feet
What color are Rumex crispus ?
A Rumex crispus plant bears flowers of color Green maturing to reddish-brown
When Rumex crispus blooms?
With enough light, Rumex crispus may produce Green maturing to reddish-brown flowers in June to July
How hard is Rumex crispus to grow?
A Rumex crispus is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Rumex crispus need?
A Rumex crispus prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Rumex crispus need?
A Rumex crispus prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Rumex crispus need?
A Rumex crispus prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Rumex crispus like?
A Rumex crispus prefers 25° C
How often should I fertilize my Rumex crispus ?
To encourage Rumex crispus growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Tuesday, 01 October 2019
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