Rocket Wild Dragon Tongue

Wild in appearance and wild in flavour. A new variety with intense red-purple veining. Gorgeous! PBR have been applied for - it's so good.

How to Grow Rocket from Seed

Rocket is an easy to grow salad crop. It adds a delicious spicy, peppery punch to salads and can also be lightly cooked as a delicious spinach substitute.

Rocket crops will be ready to harvest within about four weeks and late season sowings will carry on cropping into the winter if the plants are protected by cloches or grown in a greenhouse. Sow at 3 weekly intervals for a prolonged harvest.

Rocket seeds can be sown pretty much all-year round under cover in cloches or a poly-tunnel, and from March to September directly in the garden. Sow no deeper than 1 inch spacing the seeds out evenly and aiming to allow around 3cm  between the seeds.

Water the seeds in well using a watering can with the rose attached. This will drench the soil but minimise disturbance to the seeds.

Once the seedlings are large enough to handle thin out to around 23-30cm (9-12in) apart. Keep the soil moist and provide some shade in hot weather to prevent premature bolting.

Harvest evenly across a whole row and pinch out flower buds as soon as they appear to prolong the cropping period.

£2.40

Item Code: 0203D

Variety: Wild Dragon Tongue

Type: Vegetable

Packet Contains: 500 Seeds

Sow: March - August

Germination: Up to 7 days

Harvest: May - October

In stock? Yes

Related Products

£2.45

CHICORY ITALIANO MIXED Add to Basket

CHICORY ITALIANO MIXED

Cat no: 0156

500 Seeds in packet

SOW: May - Aug

Availability: In stock

£2.15

CRESS VARIEGATED LAND Add to Basket

CRESS VARIEGATED LAND

Cat no: 0166A

1000 Seeds in packet

SOW: Jan - Dec

Availability: In stock

£2.55

SALAD BABY LEAVES RAINBOW BEET MIXED Add to Basket

SALAD BABY LEAVES RAINBOW BEET MIXED

Cat no: 0116C

150 Seeds in packet

SOW: Feb - Oct

Availability: In stock

Other Customers Also Bought

£2.40

BROAD BEAN CRIMSON FLOWERED Out of stock

BROAD BEAN CRIMSON FLOWERED

Cat no: 0121

25 Seeds in packet

SOW: Feb - May, Oct, Nov

Availability: Out of stock

£2.95

SQUASH SCALLOP TWINKLE F1 Add to Basket

SQUASH SCALLOP TWINKLE F1

Cat no: 0313D

10 Seeds in packet

SOW: Apr - Jun

Availability: In stock

£2.15

BEETROOT CHIOGGIA Add to Basket

BEETROOT CHIOGGIA

Cat no: 0110

200 Seeds in packet

SOW: Mar - Jul

Availability: In stock