Rumex sanguineus – Wood Dock

Wood dock has a flower spike of loose, distant whorls and lanceolate leaves. It can be confused with Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered dock) but this has a slightly zigzag stem and is rarely found growing in the shade.

Type Seeds per gram Origin Ordering
Grassland Perennial 1000 Oxfordshire Currently unavailable

Rumex sanguineus habitat
Habitat Information
Our only shade tolerant dock, Wood dock is a short-lived, native perennial of woodland margins, clearings and rides, hedgerows and road verges. It usually favours damp, clayey conditions but can be found on a wide range of soils.

Growing Information
Seed can be sown any time of the year.


Species currently unavailable or of restricted availability

Sorry, this species is currently unavailable to order as a single item as we have no stock. For more information please see availability note above.


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