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Post  donnainzone5 on 11/10/2010, 10:49 am

I have a packet of organic sorrel seeds, a plant I've never before grown.

After some research, I've read that it requires acidic soil and should be spaced 18" apart.

Has anyone grown sorrel in a SFG? If so, did you alter the pH of your Mel's Mix? What about spacing?

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Post  Odd Duck on 11/10/2010, 11:59 am

Mine grows just fine, I don't think it's that picky. I grow it in the "hole" of a concrete block - about 5" x 5" x 8" deep and it was pretty lush. If I had divided it in time, I wouldn't have had to replant by seed this fall! Smile

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Post  camprn on 11/10/2010, 12:28 pm

Another consideration, the taproot.

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Post  donnainzone5 on 11/11/2010, 1:59 pm

How long is the taproot? I once had a parsley plant growing in my SFG that produced a 1' taproot. It did quite well, although that particular bed was quite deep to begin with.

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