Is a fast-growing plant with attractive edible leaves that have a peppery taste. The younger leaves have a milder flavour. It prefers a full sun to partly shaded position with well-drained soil.
An easy salad crop that also doubles as a cooked green where the flower buds are also edible. Hot weather can cause the leaves to become very bitter with a strong, pungent flavour. Use rocket salad to add zest to your salads, sandwiches and stir fries.