Plant Care Garden Rocket

Garden Rocket

Also known as

Rocket, Rocketsalad, Arugula, Eruca, Arugula 'Rocket', Eruca vesicaria. and Eruca Sativa

Taxonomy

Eruca vesicaria
Eruca
Brassicaceae
Brassicales

How to care for Garden Rocket

Water

How often to water your Garden Rocket

Water needs for Garden Rocket
0.5 cups
every 9

Garden Rocket needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Garden Rocket

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Garden Rocket in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Garden Rocket: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Garden Rocket love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Garden Rocket does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Garden Rocket in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Garden Rocket

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Garden Rocket: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Garden Rocket after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Garden Rocket is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Garden Rocket

Garden Rocket

Garden Rocket


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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