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Or buy this as part of our Super Hardy Winter Salad Leaf Mix.

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A new salad rocket that has a thicker leaf, AND a milder flavour than older types which get unpalatably peppery with age.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Genus Eruca
Group/Species sativa
Variety Serrata
Type Edible Crop
Common Name Salad Rocket
Border Position Kitchen Garden
Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 15cm (6in)
Spacing 15cm (6in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow March-June and September- October. You can speed the germination process up by sowing into a length of guttering under cover and transplanting outside.
Care Tips Keep moist to prevent the plant from bolting.
Harvesting 30 days after sowing.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Plant Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 4-6 weeks for despatch. 

Seeds Delivery - When in stock, please allow up to 5 working days for despatch.

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Salad Rocket 'Serrata' reviews

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Reviewed 19th August 2019 by Margarita

I am about to sow them this week. Your service impeccable, as usual.

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Reviewed 14th August 2019 by Sandra

They responded well to my complaint.

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Reviewed 2nd August 2019 by Annabel

It didn't germinate, despite two sowings

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sandra


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Reviewed 27th October 2015 by Joyce Barwise

Serrata Salad Rocket. Chose this to complement my Descates Lettuce. What a success - it is now end of October and I still have a long container of rocket leaves. Big leaves and just the right amount of spice without overpowering the meal.