Description – Wild Rocket is becoming increasingly popular for its spicy, peppery flavour, adding life to salads, sandwiches and garnishes. With successional sowings in an unheated greenhouse, this tasty wild rocket will provide fresh, peppery salad leaves virtually all year round.
Sowing – March to August, thinly in a well prepared seedbed in full sun, 6mm (¼in) deep in drills 30cm (12in) apart. Can also be sown in pots under glass from February to October for fresh leaves virtually all year round.
Growing – Thin out seedlings to 23cm apart, or leave unthinned and pick as baby leaves. Keep well watered to minimise bolting running to seed) and pick young leaves regularly for best flavour.
Harvest – January to December