Deep green large dandelion-like leaves 10-12”, slight fuzzy texture, steam like spinach or stinging nettles, mild cabbage flavor. Produces leaves until autumn. Somewhat attractive to bees and butterflies. Young shoots of Turkish Rocket are very tasty, collect in mid-spring before flowering. We sell a lot of this seed but think gardeners might be happier with Good King Henry, Bloody Dock and Sea Kale if you can get, it as a perennial vegetables. Also known as warty cabbage. Tags: Color: Green, Certification: Organic.
Originated in Southern Russia. Very common in European Russia and and Estonia. Spread through Europe by Russian troops following Napoleon’s retreating army, mainly mixed with grain and hay to feed the Russian horses. Delicious turkish rocket recipes