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Rocket lettuce seeds
  • Rocket lettuce seeds

Rocket

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A quick-maturing salad green that literally “rockets” up from your soil. Adds a wonderful spicy flavour to your salads.

Quantity
  • LATIN NAME

    Lactuca sativa

  • DAYS TO MATURITY

    30 Days

  • LIFE CYCLE

    Half-hardy Annual

  • Plant Size

    Height Up To 15cm (5.9in) Spread Up To 25cm (9.8in)

  • Hardiness & Longevity

    Half-Hardy Annual

  • Ideal For

    Patio Kitchen Garden Greenhouse

  • Position In

    Sun or Semi Shade

Description

Rocket Seeds

Discover the robust flavors and versatility of Rocket Arugula, a top choice among supermarkets, restaurants, and home gardeners. This premium arugula variety, renowned for its peppery zing, adds a delightful punch to salads, soups, and more.

Rocket Arugula stands out as one of the fastest-growing greens, ready to harvest in just 35 days. Within three weeks, it offers a bounty of dark green, tender baby leaves, ideal for refreshing spring salads. By waiting an additional week, you'll enjoy larger leaves perfect for cooking, making Rocket Arugula an excellent spinach substitute.

This plant thrives in cool weather, making it an ideal crop for both spring and fall gardens. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned gardener, Rocket Arugula is incredibly easy to cultivate and maintain. Its popularity in Britain and the Mediterranean region is a testament to its adaptability and rich flavor.

Embrace the distinctive hot peppery/spicy taste of Rocket Arugula in your culinary creations. It's not just the leaves that are edible – the flowers add a unique twist to your dishes too. Late summer sowings ensure continued cropping into winter, especially when protected by cloches.

Elevate your garden and kitchen with Rocket Arugula Seeds – the perfect blend of taste, ease of growth, and culinary versatility.

Common Questions

How do you grow Rocket from seed? Sow the seeds broadly direct to the ground over the spring and summer months for the best results. If you wish to grow rocket over the cooler and winter months our recommendation is to sow in trays.

Does Rocket regrow after cutting? Yes! Cut the rocket leaves about 1cm above the soil surface. Leaving some exposed will allow the plant to regrow.

Can you eat rocket flowers? If you rocket has started to flower, yes you can eat some the flowers they taste just like the leaves however it is recommended to harvest before the plant starts to flower!

Sow and Harvest Times

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Product Features

Sun
Partial
Germination Time
4 - 7 Days
Sowing Method
Start in Pots or Trays
Days to Maturity
30 Days
Grow in Greenhouse
Optional for Overwinter Crop
Number of Seeds Per Packet
1000
Suitble for Samll Space Gardening
Yes

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