Sorrel

Alex McGregor waldenfarm at sprintmail.com
Wed Oct 3 17:57:19 EDT 2001


The wild sorrel is called "sheep sorrel" around here.  There is also a large
leaf type known as "French Sorrell."  French sorrel is the type used by
restaurants.  Seeds are available from Johnnys.

Though both have a lemony flavor, sheep sorrel is considered a medicinal, has
small, reddish leaves, shallow roots and sends out underground runners.  French
sorrel has a deep taproot and puts out a seed head with hundreds of tiny seeds-
it looks similar to some docks.

Best to ask the person which they want or what they'll be using it for.

Alex McGregor
Walden Farm




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