Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Poterium sanguisorba, spp. aka Sanguisorba minor, Salad Burnet

Common Name: Salad Burnet

Genus: Poterium

Species: sanguisorba

Cultivar or Variety: spp. aka Sanguisorba minor

Characteristics: Culinary and medicinal herb. Leaves have cucumber flavor.

Germination Tips: Cut back plant during the heat of summer when rough looking for second fresh crop in fall.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9
Zone 10

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring

Germination Temperature
60-70 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
Yes

Days to Germination
10-14 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
8 - 10 inches

Plant Form
Creeping
Branching
Spreading

Fragrance
Mild

Nutritional Needs
Moist
Dry

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed
Stem Fragments

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Hanging Baskets
Planters

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