How to grow Rumex sanguineus

Rumex sanguineus grow and care – leaf plant of the genus Rumex also known as Bloody Dock, Rumex sanguineus perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.

Rumex sanguineus leaves

Leaves green with deep red veins in elliptic shape leaves grow on small stem.

Flower color green in the shape of bell grow on in inflorescence.

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How to grow Rumex sanguineus growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring, summer / Autumn – winter in hardiness 10b

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Old leaves

Size of the plant?
20-80cm, 8-32 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing, fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun, half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Green flowers in the shape of bell grow on in inflorescence

Thinning the bloom:
Recommend unless there is need for the seeds

Pollination is done by:

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish trim next core of the plant

Information about leaves:
Leaves green with deep red veins

Uses of Rumex sanguineus leaves:
Cooked, soup

Scientific Rumex sanguineus:

Rumex sanguineus

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Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Stuffed or Wrapped
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Leaf color
  • Red leaves
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9