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Wild rocket rucola is a perennial fast-growing herb that is often grown for its flavorful leaves. It is a herb plant but is commonly eaten as a vegetable. Rocket rucola is also known as rucola, roquette, rucoli, rugula, or arugula. The leaves are dark green, deeply lobed with a peppery and spicy flavor that is popular for salads, and sandwiches. All parts of rocket plants are edible with a unique taste. Growing Wild Rocket plant is very easy as it is a cool climate plant and does not require any special. Buy the Best Quality Rocket Rucola Leaves Wild Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a good germination rate.

About this item

  • Number of Rocket Rucola Leaves Seeds: 300 Seeds
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Sowing season: Spring or Autumn
  • Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5 inches deep in a Container, or Pots
  • Germination temperature: 7-18°C
  • Germination Time: 7 to 10 days from sowing
  • Harvest: 40-50 days after planting

What size grow bag is best for Rocket Rucola?

Rocket Growing Season In India 

Rocket Rucola or arugula is a cool-season plant that will not grow well in extremely hot climates. Sow the arugula seeds in spring to early summer or late summer and Autumn. The months of February-April and June-July or September to November are best for planting Rocket Rucola. 

How To Grow In Wild Rocket (Arugula) 

Rocket Rucola is a fast-growing herb plant that should be grown directly in a pot or grow bag. Since rocket rucola has a shallow root system, so it is perfect for growing in containers, plus you can place the container anywhere. To grow Rucola from seeds, select a pot or grow bag that is 12-24 inches wide and 9-15 inches deep with well-draining holes. Rocket Rucola seeds germinate faster in cool climates when the soil temperature is between 7-18°C.

Wild Rocket Seeds Sowing Method  

Take a pot or grow bag, fill them with soil and add organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer then sow the rocket seeds at a depth of 0.5 inches in the soil, and 1 inch apart from each seed, and thin the seedling later to 5-6 inches apart. Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil as Rocket Rucola seeds need light to germinate well. Water the soil deeply through a watering can, and put the pot in a sunny spot. Rocket Rucola seeds germinate in about 7-10 days, they may germinate early or late depending on the growing conditions. 

Fertilizer For Rocket Plants

Rocket rucola (Arugula) does not require any special fertilizer, yet you can add compost to the soil after the plant is established if you wish.

Rocket Plants Care Tips

Soil – Use well-drained, nutrient-rich, and loamy soil for planting Rocket; however, it grows well in any type of soil.  

Water – Rocket Rucola or Arugula needs regular watering for better plant growth. Watering should be done every morning on hot days; If you don’t water the plant regularly, the plant will begin to wither and the leaves will lose their flavor.

Sunlight – Rocket Rucola plants require at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight each day. However, Rucola grows very well in partial sunlight, especially on hot days of mid-summer. 

Temperature – The ideal temperature for growing Rocket Rucola (Arugula) is 10–20 °C. The Arugula plant can tolerate cold temperatures while not growing well in high humidity.

Common pests and diseases – Some pests such as aphids, slugs, cabbage loopers, and flea beetles attack Rucola plants, and diseases powdery mildew and bacterial leaf spot infect the plants. To get rid of the problem it would be right to spray neem oil on the Rocket Rucola plants. 

Pruning – To encourage the growth of new leaves and enhance the flavor of the Rocket Rucola (Arugula), pruning is very important. If you are regularly harvesting the plant, there is no need for pruning. Prune off broken or diseased leaves to prevent the spread of disease to the plants.

Harvesting Of Rocket Leaves

  • Rocket Rucola leaves are ready for harvesting within 40-50 days after planting. 
  • You can cut the leaves with scissors as needed at any stage of the growing season. 
  • The best time to cut the leaves is when they are young because older leaves taste bitter and tough. 
  • Regular harvesting will encourage more leaves. 

Rocket Pollination 

Rucola/Rocket is a herb plant and it pollinates for creating offspring for the next generation by making seeds. The Rocket Rucola is a self-pollinator and some varieties also can cross-pollinate by insects or the wind. 

Rocket Plants Special Features 

  • Common name – Arugula, salad rocket, roquette, garden rocket, or rugula
  • Scientific name – Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa
  • Height – 2-3 feet 
  • Level of growing – Easy 
  • Flower color – Yellow
  • Companion planting – Potatoes, spinach, carrots, onions, and bush beans
  • Avoid planting – All Brassicaceae family 

FAQ

Does rocket grow back after cutting?

Rocket is a fast-growing leafy plant that can easily grow back after cutting. 

Does rocket like full sun?

Rocket thrives in full sun but also grows very well in partial sun. 

Can rocket be grown indoors?

Rocket can grow easily indoors but keep the pot in a place where it can get 6-10 hours of sunlight.

Why is my rocket plant flowering?

If the rocket plant is flowering it means it is starting to produce seeds. This is caused by low soil moisture or high growing temperatures.

What to do with rocket when it goes to seed?

If rocket plants begin to bolt, you can cut off the leaves and flowers, both edible or leave the plant to set seed for next time planting. 

Does arugula come back every year?

Most arugula is an annual growing herb that may not regrow every year whereas wild arugula is a perennial herb that can survive in cold climates and grow back every year.

Note : Images are for reference purposes only. Actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Technical Details
Package Dimension 12cm*9cm
Item Weight 15mg
Net Quantity 300N
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Assembly Required No
SKU Rocket-Rucola-Leaves
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Brand OrganicBazar
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer HEALTHUNBOX PRIVATE LIMITED
P NO 225, NEAR OF WATER TANK, VIPATPURA, Narsinghpur (M.P) 487001
Consumer Care Phone: 9513316259 | Email - support@organicbazar.net
Consumer Care Address P NO 225, NEAR OF WATER TANK, VIPATPURA, Narsinghpur (M.P) 487001
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