Burnet – Salad
Sanguisorba minor

Zone: 4-10
Height: 1-2'

General: Low growing herb with leaves that provide a light cucumber taste to salads. Salad Burnet should be grown in a semi-shaded site with moist, well-drained soil.

Culinary Uses: The leaves taste like cucumber and add a fresh taste to salads. The herb is savory when mixed into an herb butter, mixed into spreading cheese, chopped and sprinkled over vegetables or as part of a potato dish. The flowers can be used as a garnish for fresh drinks or cakes.

Ornamental Uses: A leafy plant that begins as a rosette. It has pinnate basal leaves with four to twelve pairs of leaflets. The leaflets are oval and lightly serrated at the edges. The flowers are in a rounded cluster of purple to pink tiny blooms.

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