Wild Rocket

Diplotaxis tenuifolia

Standard seed packet, 500 seeds (NOT TO TAS)

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Wild Rocket

Diplotaxis tenuifolia


  • Perennial 40cm
  • Stronger flavour than regular rocket
  • Good for salads and stir fries

Perennial growing to 40cm. Plants have an upright habit and are grown for their deeply serrated leaves which have a strong peppery flavour similar to rocket but far more pungent. Is most commonly used as a salad green but can also be used cooked; makes an excellent addition to stir fries. Very popular in Italian cuisine. Can be grown in containers. Can be grown for baby leaf. Also known as Perennial Rocket, Wall Rocket, White Rocket and Sylvetta.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring and autumn
Germination: 6-10 days @ 15-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Perennial
Row Spacing: 40cm
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Plant Height: 40cm
Position: Part or full sun, well drained moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 50 days

Pick leaves as required.

(Product number: F2-08)
Seeds per gram: 3280 seeds

SKU F2-08
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 500 seeds
Quarantine restrictions: NOT TO TAS
Seeds per gram: 3280
Photo credits:

Photo by T.Voekler/ CC BY-SA 3.0

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