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Sorrel Seeds

Sorrel seeds mature into leafy greens with a tangy, lemony flavor. They are a unique addition to salads, soups, and sauces. This perennial plant enjoys full sun to partial shade, and fertile soil that drains well. However, it can tolerate other soil types. The sorrel plant is easy to grow and maintain and offers a continuous supply of leaves throughout the entire growing season.

Survival Garden Seeds offers high-quality sorrel seeds for your growing needs. Our non-GMO seeds are chosen for their reliable germination, robust growth, and vibrant flavor.

Growing Sorrel Seeds in Your Garden

  • Adds a lemony tang to salads and dishes
  • Perennial with a long harvest season
  • Heirloom, non-GMO seeds
  • Resistant to harsh weather


The sorrel herb has been a favorite in European cuisines for centuries and is especially beloved in French cooking. Beyond its vibrant leaves and tangy taste, sorrel is also appreciated for potential health benefits. It has high vitamin C content and antioxidants. Coming from Europe and Asia, sorrel is now adapted to many climates, It is suitable for growing in USDA hardiness zones 3 to 9, as a resilient herb that fares well despite harsh weather.


Sorrel seeds can be sown either directly to their permanent spot in early spring or started indoors a few weeks before the frost ends. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Ensure consistent soil moisture to aid germination, which usually starts in a week or two. When seedlings are strong enough, thin them to stand 12 inches apart.


Sorrel is a herb relatively low in maintenance, once established. It prefers regular watering, and consistently moist soil for leaves to grow. Sorrel leaves are harvested by picking the outer ones, allowing the plant to continuously produce. To obtain a bushier plant, remove flower stalks when they appear.

Cultivating sorrel in your garden is a straightforward and easy process. It will reward you with a steady supply of tangy leaves. Use them fresh in salads, cooked in traditional sorrel soups, or as an addition to sauces. Sorrel adds a distinctive flavor to your meals and is a reliable green leafy for your garden.

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