Rocket | Arugula
Rocket seeds key features
Growing fresh rocket in your garden
Rocket seeds are a type of seeds that are known for their fast growth and vigorous nature. These seeds are specifically bred to produce plants that quickly develop into tall and leafy greens, resembling the shape of a rocket. Rocket seeds are commonly used in gardening and farming to add a vibrant and flavourful addition to salads, sandwiches, and other culinary dishes. With their rapid growth and peppery taste, rocket seeds are a popular choice for those looking to add a zesty kick to their meals.
Rocket packaging solutions:
Rocket | Arugula
7350 00309 0960
Diplotaxis tenuifolia Plant
Sun to semi-shade
Material and contents specification
120 Seeds (100% Pure Live Seeds) Non-Gmo
10cm x 20cm
approx. 10 grams
360 pcs︱1 EUR-pallet. (120 cm x 80 cm x 215 cm).
Vegetable seed mixes
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About rocket or arugula
When to plant rocket seeds fabric?
Where to plant rocket seeds fabric?
- Sunlight: Rocket plants thrive in full sun to partial shade. Choose a spot that receives at least 4-6 hours of direct sunlight per day.
- Soil: Rocket seeds prefer well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. Prepare the soil by loosening it and removing any weeds or debris.
- Space: Rocket plants require adequate space to grow and spread. Plant the seeds about 6-12 inches apart to allow room for the plants to develop.
- Watering: Ensure that the planting location has access to regular watering. Rocket plants prefer consistent moisture but avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot./li>
- Protection: Consider protecting young rocket plants from strong winds or extreme weather conditions, especially if planting in exposed areas.
- By selecting a suitable location that meets these requirements, you can provide an optimal environment for your rocket seeds to germinate, grow, and flourish.
How to plant rocket seeds fabric?
- Prepare the soil: Choose a well-draining location and loosen the soil using a garden fork or tiller. Remove any existing vegetation, rocks, weeds or debris from the area. Rake the soil to create a smooth and level surface.
- Sow the seeds: Place the rocket seeds fabric over the prepared soil. Start at one end and unroll it across the area you want to cover.
- Cover and water: Gently cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil or compost. Lightly press down on the soil to ensure good seed-to-soil contact. Water the area thoroughly but gently, ensuring the soil is evenly moist.
- Maintain moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist but avoid overwatering. Water the rocket plants regularly, especially during dry periods.
- Thin the seedlings: Once the rocket seedlings emerge and grow a few inches tall, thin them out to provide adequate space for growth. Remove weaker seedlings, leaving the strongest ones spaced according to the recommended distance.
- Care and maintenance: Monitor the plants for pests or diseases and take appropriate measures if necessary. Additionally, consider fertilising the rocket plants with a balanced organic fertiliser according to the package instructions.
- Harvest: Rocket leaves can be harvested when they reach the desired size, usually around 4-6 weeks after planting. Harvest by cutting the outer leaves, allowing the inner leaves to continue growing.
How to harvest rocket?
Harvesting rocket (also known as arugula) is a simple process. Here are the steps to harvest rocket:
- Timing: Rocket leaves can be harvested when they reach a desirable size, usually around 4-6 inches in length. Younger leaves tend to be more tender and flavourful.
- Selective Harvest: Rather than harvesting the entire plant at once, you can selectively harvest individual leaves or small clusters of leaves. This allows the plant to continue growing and provides a longer harvest period.
- Cutting Method: To harvest rocket leaves, use a pair of clean scissors or garden shears. Cut the leaves close to the base of the plant, just above the soil level. Avoid damaging the central growing point of the plant, as this will encourage new growth.
- Regular Harvesting: For a continuous supply of fresh rocket leaves, harvest regularly. This encourages the plant to produce new leaves and prevents it from bolting (going to seed) prematurely.
- Storage: After harvesting, rinse the rocket leaves gently with water to remove any dirt or debris. Pat them dry with a paper towel and store them in a sealed container or plastic bag in the refrigerator. Freshly harvested rocket leaves can typically be stored for up to a week.
How to grow veggies all year round?
Growing veggies all year round requires careful planning and consideration of various factors but can grow vegetables indoors including lettuces, arugula, spinach, kale, carrots, radishes, beet greens, tomatoes and more. Here are some tips to help you achieve year-round vegetable gardening.