A perennial plant with edible leaves, stems and flowers. Reaching 1-5ft/30-150cm) and 1-3ft/30-90cm wide.
Raw or cooked, Turkish Rocket can be used much like kale or broccoli. Young leaves are best eaten raw and have a mustardy-broccoli flavour. Cut finely and add to salads.
Turkish Rocket is self-fertile; flowering late Spring to early Summer. It does seed readily. Drought-tolerant and due to its deep tap root – is a great mineral accumulator.
Great for attracting beneficial insects.