Rucola Cultivated, Rocket Cultivated - Seeds - buy 1 get 1 free
Description for Rucola Cultivated, Rocket Cultivated
Rocket Salad is an annual salad plant that has leaves similar in taste and appearance to its relative, the radish (Raphanus sativus).
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa||-||Summer||6 â€“ 12 in.||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Place the seedling plug in the hole and firm gently around the roots, water well. Crop care: Keep soil moist at all times for best flavoured leaves and to prevent plants from bolting (running to seed). Seed can also be sown in pots on the windowsill for all the year round harvesting of fresh leaves.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||40 and 65 degrees,||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Rucola Cultivated
- Weed around plants frequently.
- Plants thrive in cool wether.
- Plant crops for spring and fall.
- For a continuous harvest during this period, plant succession crops.
- Arugula will withstand light frosts. It likes full sun, but will tolerate partial shade.
- For best results, grow Arugula or Roquette, quickly during cool weather, in moist, fertile soil.
Typical uses of Rucola Cultivated
Special features: Arugula, also called Roquette, is a leafy green vegetable, like lettuce and spinach. Native to the Mediterranean and Asia, Roquette is a member of the mustard family. Like other leaf crops, growing Arugula in cool weather is best.