Red Veined Sorrel is one of the easiest plants to keep and grow. This plant is edible and ideal for feeding to a number of reptiles, birds and mammals.
|Plant Type||Low coverage|
|Size||Up to 30cm|
|Light Strength||Bright Light - Partial Shade|
The Red Veined Sorrel plant provides a readily accepted treat for Tortoises, Bearded Dragons, Uromastyx and other herbivorous reptiles. It offers a fresh source of vitamins throughout the year. The whole pot can be placed in the enclosure, or it can be grown on the windowsill and stems cut off for feeding. Birds and Mammals also love it. This plant is certified as 100% organic, and has been grown without pesticides.
The Red Veined Sorrel is a low-growing plant that reaches around 30cm (12in) tall. It has bright lime-green leaves with dark red veins, giving its name. If allowed to flower, these are small pink to red flowers on a tall stem.
This plant prefers good light with some shade and moisture-retentive soil. It doesn’t like very hot, dry conditions, therefore keeping on a windowsill and cutting the leaves when required may be best.