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rocket - cultivated

rocket garden cultivated / Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa

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Buy rocket - cultivated rocket garden cultivated / Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa: Easy to grow. Milder and meatier flavour than wild rocket.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich, moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: tender

    First introduced to the UK by the Romans this delicious herb adds a peppery flavour to salads and pizzas. This has a milder and meatier flavour than wild rocket and it is leaves are rich in Vitamin C which aids the absorption of iron. Frequent cutting will promote tender new growth. The flowers are edible too and can be used to add a bit of colour to your salad.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow outside - March to September
    Protect autumn/winter crops with cloche or fleece

  • Harvest: May to November

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