Germ 7-12 days
This refined Michili type is long, narrow, pointed, and tubular – just like a 1 1/2’ rocket. Flavor is milder and more tender than that of its western cousins in the brassica family. Great in salads and slaws, boiled, steamed, braised, and stir fried. Also stores for quite a long period of time in the refrigerator. 50 seeds
Indoors- 4-6 weeks before last frost and 1/4” deep with soil temperature at 65-75 degrees. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Transplant out just before last frost.
Outdoors – Early spring until mid summer for fall crops. Plant 1/2” deep, 12-15” apart for small headed varieties and 20-30” for large headed varieties
Harvest- If the heads feel solid by pushing on them lightly they are ready to harvest. Harvest as soon as possible for early varieties to prevent splitting. Later maturing varieties will hold longer.
Tips- Mulch, provide fertilizer, and adequate moisture for optimum growth.