Herb Sorrel Citrus Volare – Rumex Patienta


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Herb Sorrel Citrus Volare – Rumex Patienta


Sorrel Citrus is a hardy perennial herb which can be harvested for years after its initially been sown. The leaves are high in vitamin C and are best picked as baby leaves due to them having a slight crunch and citrus flavour. This variety is also known as Sorrel Volare and has a milder flavour than sorrel lemon.


Sow Indoors: March-July

Days To Germination: 7-14 days

Optimum Soil Temperature: 15-18 °C

Planting Depth: 5mm

Plant Height: 45-61cm

Plant Spacing: 45cm

Light: Full Sun


  • Sow seeds March to July, under cover if prior to the last frost.
  • Sow seeds thinly, 12mm (½in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart.
  • Thin seedlings if necessary, when large enough to handle, to 12cm (8in) apart.
  • Keep ground weed free and young plants moist.
  • Young leaves can be harvested 8 weeks from sowing.
  • Harvest regularly from early summer to frosts and keep well trimmed to encourage young tender growth.
  • Hardy Perennial.