Scientific Name: Rumex sanguineus
Common Name: Blood Flower Other Common Names:
Scarlet milkweed, Bloody Dock,
Silkweed, Indian root, Bloodwort, Bloody Wood Dock, Red-Veined Dock Plant Type: Annual Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady Soil Types: Average Zones (See US Zone map): Annual Germination: Easy Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50 Uses: Medicinal Notes: Used to induce vomiting and to expel worms and as digitalis-like action on the heart.
Rumex sanguineus This is a beautiful red
veined perennial herb with very dramatic foliage that is commonly used a
ornamental plant to add interest to a vegetable or herb garden. A real
attention getter even in a pot! It is a medicinal her used
throughout the Mediterranean. The flowers are often used for dried flower
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.
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Order Bloody Dock Seed & Plants Online!
Are you looking for red veined dock plants or seeds
online? Sand Mountain Herbs is one of the world's premier herb
seed specialists in the world. We delight in carrying a wide variety of
herbs like Rumex sanguineus bloody dock. We call it Bloody Dock
(some people call it bloody sorrel) and we consider it one of our favorite
ornamental herbs around. A lot of people love to eat the greens in salad as soon
as they sprout in the spring, while others just love to look at the showy red
veins in the leaves.
You can order bloody dock seedlings / bloody dock
plants online here at Sand Mountain Herbs.com. The process is easy and
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bloody dock plant (Rumex sanguineus ssp.) is a very interesting herb
because of its dramatic red veins. Anybody who grows bloody dock knows how
strikingly showy this plant is with its reddish purple veins. Aptly named
"Bloody Dock" it's large leaves are wide and proudly display their colors with
there distinctive red veins.
We have Rumex sanguineus seeds that germinate
really well. Try growing this interesting herbaceous plant in your
backyard or garden and you won't be disappointed. Growth & cultivation is
easy and it is easy to maintain from year to year as a hardy perennial.
You can also order the Rumex sanguineus plant on the web here.
Rumex sanguineus is a perennial herb & is a very
pretty ornamental. The Red vein bloody dock is a hardy plant that will
catch the attention of anyone who walks through your garden. Keep in mind
that it is a deeply taprooted perennial.
Culinary Uses of Bloody Dock
Want to eat Bloody Dock? Is it edible?
Can you use it in a recipe? Certainly! It is a pot herb &
culinary herb. Also known as Bloodwort, Bloody Dock has many culinary uses
in the herbal kitchen. Can be uses as a salad green! The tender young
foliage is used a lot like spinach. You can blanch it a few seconds in
boiling water to really draw out the unique flavor. It is great used
fresh in tossed salads.
Are There Any Problems With This Plant?
Some. The plants does have some issues with
slugs and snails feasting on the leaves. Also it does get a little smut,
rust, as well as some potential leaf spots. It is well worth it to get
this plant started in your garden.
Medicinal Uses of Rumex sanguineus
Herbal medicine has used Bloody Dock in the past
to help with cancer and blood diseases. It has astringent properties,
especially in the roots. The roots can be used as an infusion that can
stop bleedings. It is also used to treat several chronic skin diseases.
Growing Red Veined Sorrel (or Bloody Dock)
This herb grows best in areas where it can get plenty of heat &
moisture. When it takes off, it will produce huge luxurious clumps of
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