Can you eat bloody dock?
Just so, is red veined sorrel edible?
Common or Sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella): Although often considered a weed, it is edible and the small leaves are not bad tasting when they are young and tender. Red-veined sorrel (Rumex sanguineus): Does indeed have red veins. in height, with a flavor similar to garden sorrel, however, it is not often cultivated.
Additionally, what is bloody sorrel? Bloody Sorrel. Bloody Sorrel. Aptly named bloody dock for its distinctive red veins, this herbaceous plant originates in the Mediterranean. It is a culinary and pot herb as well as an apothecary's medicinal. The flowers once mature are used in dried flower arranging.
People also ask, is red veined sorrel invasive?
Not Invasive Gardeners fighting to control garden sorrel (Rumex acetosa), the leaf vegetable used to make French sorrel soup, but also an incredibly invasive weed due to its wandering rhizomes and abundant self-sowing, can relax with red-leaved sorrel. It produces no rhizomes, forming only a dense clump of leaves.
How do you grow a dock?
If you want to try growing your own yellow dock, consider that the plant is invasive and can become a pesky weed. If you still want to give it a try, scatter the seeds on the soil in fall, or in spring or summer. Yellow dock prefers moist soil and either full sunlight or partial shade.