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Perennial wall rocket – Diplotaxis tenuifolia pack of 200 seeds

£2.99

SOW BETWEEN SPRING AND AUTUMN
A short lived perennial and self sowing salad leaf with a fiery flavour which is excellent in salads. It can be harvested several times and cut back for a flush of new leaves.

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Description

Perennial wall rocket – Diplotaxis tenuifolia is a short lived perennial salad leaf with a more fiery flavour and delicate deeply serrated leaves than salad rocket ( Eruca sativa). Belonging to the Brassica family, it is native to Europe and the Mediterranean region and has naturalised in many temperate regions. Unlike salad rocket which is quick to bolt, perennial wall rocket can be harvested several times and will produce more leaves even after flowering. You can cut the plant down to encourage a bigger flush of new leaves now and again. It will also self sow and you will find it popping up in the nooks and crannies of your growing space once it is introduced. It can survive down to about -10c and will thrive in sun or part shade and prefers free draining soil. Space plants about 30cm apart, they can reach 50-60cm tall and have a woody stem and a bit of a floppy growth habit. You can sow from early spring right through to autumn, this can be done in pots and then transplant out, or direct sown. It can also be grown successfully in containers. Leaves can be used in salads, sprinkled on pizzas or made into a delicious pesto. Flowers are edible too.

 

 

 

 

“Thanks for everything, the info sheet was great. I planted the cuttings the day they arrived and have just multi sown the 9 star in seed trays. All very exciting, we’re now planning our perennial area.”

“You are right, perennial kale is fantastic! Thanks so much for the cuttings. I am a convert to having a corner of perpetual kale in the patch!”

“As the evening sun back lit the plants at Incredible Vegetables, I felt I was standing in one of the most important gardens of our time. Wildflowers working alongside an abundance of edimentals and perennial vegetables. A ‘food glade’ to rival the aesthetic of our greatest plant designers.”

– Jon Davies, garden designer, London Glades –

“I love your website and the work you’re doing. What you’re doing is exiting, useful, and one day will help to replace and enhance what human kind has damaged.With that our natural friends will return and we’ll be better for it.”

“Mandy, thank you. I am delighted with this plant – it is so strong and healthy and exceptionally well packaged – all done with loving care obviously. I shall look forward to having more plants from you.”

“Plants all arrived lovely and are growing well. I just wanted to say i was very impressed with the quality of the cuttings.. and its been a pleasure dealing with you. And I look forward to any purchases in the future.”

“The kale cuttings you sent survived the winter and are thriving. Thank you Mandy Barber you are the super hero of edibles, loving your work!!”

“I bought some Skirret seed’s off you last year. Well they grew and yesterday some got cooked and this message is just to say, they were delicious. Looking forward to a lot more next year. Thank you.”

“The Taunton Dean cuttings arrived a short while ago and never have I seen healthier looking cuttings! They are now firmly ensconced in some nice compost and are having a good drink. I even loved the packaging, which will be composted.”

“Hi I just wanted to let you know that I sowed half of my Caucasian spinach seeds and every single one grew, absolutely amazed, thanks for the seeds and keep up the good work.”

“Just to let you know that the lovely healthy looking plants arrived. Your plants are simply outstanding, every single tuber and plant are growing amazingly.”

“The plants arrived safely, I did not expect such magnificent specimens! I didn’t think I would be successful at stratification etc but I now have a whole bunch of Hablitzia seedlings sprouting after following your excellent advice.”

“Just to say, the Daubentons Kale is in the ground and looking well – thanks to the lovely damp compost encasing its roots…you do a good job at your end, I can tell by the way you package. Will be back for more of your wonderful perennials.”

“Thank you so much for all the vegetables, they really are incredible. I’m sure I’ve never before seen a healthier rootball than the one that arrived with our happy looking daubentons kale, and seeds and tubers are thriving thanks to all the useful information provided.”

“Thank you so much for sending such wonderful, healthy and very large plants. They are beautiful !! You packaged them so well and they arrived so quickly – I couldn’t get to the post office till the following day but they were absolutely fine. They’re now potted up and sitting in my ‘cold’ greenhouse while they adjust.”

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