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Eruca vesicaria spp. 'Sativa'
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Grow your own fresh and fragrant rocket at home, and enjoy full flavoured dishes every day. This plant produces a delicious, green, leafy salad vegetable that can be easily grown in pots, containers or as a decoration for garden edges. It has young, tender leaves that have a sweet, nutty bitter peppery flavour that develops a strong, spicy flavour as it matures. Plant your seeds in well cultivated soil and benefit from a bountiful garden.

Size — 70mm
Growth Width — 40cm
Growth Height — 50cm
Frost Sensitive
Light Requirements — Full sun, Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Grow in a sunny position with well drained soil. Apply well composted organic matter prior to planting.

Watering needs

Water this plant once a week. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering, and avoid wetting leaves as this can cause them to rot.

Pruning Advice

Harvest outer leaves when the plant is young.