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Wild Rocket

Diplotaxis tenuifolia, Arugula, Rucola, Roquette, Mediterranean Rocket, Annual Wall-Rocket

Hardy Perennial

An alternative to the usual Rocket, with deep green, serrated foliage that makes an attractive garnish. Wild Rocket has a stronger flavour than standard Rocket, and the young leaves can be picked in succession and are perfect for salads. Easy to grow. Height 15-20cm (6-8in), prostrate habit.

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, kitchen garden, greenhouse
Flowering Period:
May, June, July, August
Sowing Months:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (1000 rocket seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £1.99
Sow seeds from April to July. Sow seeds thinly, 1cm (0.5in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart in soil that has been raked to a fine tilth. When large enough to handle, thin seedlings to 23-30cm (9-12in) apart.

Harvest young leaves as required, picking only a few from each plant. Sowings made in late summer will carry on cropping into winter if given protection by cloches.

Prefers moist, well drained soil in full sun.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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