Eruca sativa - Rocket Salad, Cultivated Rocket, Italian Cress, Rucola
Excellent choice for salads Sow from February to September, successional sowings every few weeks for a constant supply. The young leaves which have a distinctive hot spicy flavour are used in salads. Can be grown in a pot on the windowsill and can be included in a cress and mustard mix. Cut and come again crop. Sow in situ (or pots/trays), thinly 1cm deep, 30cm between rows, thin to 15cm. Very popular for peppery micro greens Culinary herb. Approx 700 seeds per gram.