Dock, Yellow (Rumex crispus) potted plant, organic
Family: Buckwheat (Polygonaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 9
Herbaceous perennial native to Europe and North Asia. Members of this family (Buckwheat=Polygonaceae) are processed of an opalescent stipule that sheathes the base of leaf stem. One of the pictures in the gallery demonstrates this phenomena. The presence of the ochrea is a good field identification for Polygonacea. Back to yellow dock. Traditional usage (TWM): laxative, iron supplement. Deeply taprooted plant prefers moist ground, partial shade to sun. Here’s a plant that will grow readily in clay! Flowers rusty-red to 3 feet. Space plants 2 feet apart.
Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown