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A picture of a Rumex obtusifolius

Rumex obtusifolius

Rumex obtusifolius

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

60cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Rumex obtusifolius Overview

This species is well known for rubbing the long deep green leaves on the skin as an antidote to a nettle sting.

Common problems with Rumex obtusifolius

How to propagate Rumex obtusifolius

Seed

You can propagate from seeds which should be sown in spring.

Division

Division in autumn.

Other uses of Rumex obtusifolius

Wildflower/meadow.