It’s high in vitamins A & C, iron and potassium. Harvest the pretty leaves when small, and enjoy the famous lemony-sorrel flavor in salads, soups and more. It has antiseptic and astringent properties and a decoction of the leaves can be used externally for healing cuts, burns, rashes, wounds, hemorrhoids, insect bites and boils. The tap root is often dug up in spring and dried for later use. It is Perennial.
All transplants are NOT available for shipping, only for local pick up. Call or text 408-981-6181 to make an appointment first, then pick up at the parking lot of 1136 South De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129.