The "Bloody Dock" is useful in spite of its unattractive name. Rosettes of attractive, fresh green leaves, distinctively lined in purple, and which are good to eat like spinach, sprout forth long sprays of reddish-brown flowers which are good for drying.
SOW FINELY & EVENLY IN A COLD FRAME, COLD GREENHOUSE OR COOL PROPAGATOR AT ANYTIME. COVER THINLY WITH COMPOST OR GRIT. GROW ON INDIVIDUAL SEEDLINGS IN 3" POTS. PLANT OUT IN GOOD SOIL.