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Burnet, Salad (Sanguisorba minor)



Ideal Pot Plant
Height: 12 inches
Aspect: Sun/Semi Shade
Soil Type: Free Draining
Uses: Culinary
Care: Remove the flower shoots to ensure a constant supply of young leaves.
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below

Burnet, Salad (Sanguisorba minor)

Burnet, Salad – Sanguisorba minor

Burnet, Salad – Sanguisorba minor is an evergreen hardy perennial. Soft divided oval leaves with small crimson flowers in summer.

Grow in well drained soil in sun or semi-shade. Spread 30cm. It will also be quite happy in pots or containers. Remove the flower shoots to ensure a constant supply of young leaves.

A great culinary herb to experiment with, the leaves have a tasty cucumber flavour. Because it is evergreen you can harvest leaves throughout the year.

There are many recipes in which you could use Salad Burnet. Try in salads or use as a garnish. Great in cool drinks over the summer and in a glass of Pimms!



27 in stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is┬áLEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg

1 – 2 Foot

Life Cycle



Whites and Creams

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly




Planting Position

Full Sun, Semi-Shade

Herbs for Tea


Ideal for Tubs & Containers


Culinary Herbs

Garnish, Omelettes, Salads, Soups


No Scent

Herb Group




Width / Spread

1-2 feet


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