Rocket

 

Wild rocket, Arugula herb, Hardy annual forming asymmetric toothed-leaves with a slight peppery taste. Used mainly as a salad herb. Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks. Will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

 

 

Plant in fertile, moist and non-acidic soil in sun. Ensure there is adequate humus and moisture in the soil.

 

General Herb Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Herb is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Herb and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Herb is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.