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French Lemon Sorrel is a delightful perennial herb that boasts a zesty lemon-like flavour, making it a versatile ingredient for various culinary uses. This herb is very hardy and productive, making it an ideal choice for any herb garden. French Lemon Sorrel leaves can be used in salads, soups, and dressings. The plant is easy to grow and requires little maintenance, making it perfect for both novice and experienced gardeners. Packet contains ~ 250 seeds.


  • perennial, hardy to zone 3
  • ~60 days to maturity
  • gentle harvest in first year

French Lemon Sorrel Seeds

  • Direct-seeding is easiest, sowing 2-3 weeks before your last frost date. Sow seeds 1/2 inch (12 mm) deep and cover. Keep moist until germination.

    Can also be started indoors 6-8 weeks prior to your last frost date. Transplant in a sunny location with plants spaced 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) apart around the time of your last frost date.

  • Rumex scutatus

    Also known as buckler leaf sorrel

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