rocket - wild

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Buy rocket - wild wild rocket / Diplotaxis tenuifolia: Garden quality wild rocket. Stronger flavour than the cultivated variety.


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

    Garden quality wild rocket. It has a stronger (some would say better) flavour than the cultivated variety, with a smaller leaves and crunchy stalks. You can cut the leaves for salads and more will come again up to 2 or 3 times. 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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Notes on rocket - wild

" True, it’s very weather sensitive, but that’s its great strength. Cool and damp? Plentiful pickings of peppery leaves. Hot and dry? Let it bolt and enjoy the flowers instead: they have a sweet-and-spicy taste that I actually prefer."

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