Turkish Rocket is a very hardy perennial in the brassica family with a lot of benefits. The main edible part are the young florets that can be harvested and cooked like a broccoli raab. The large strap-like leaves have a mild cabbage flavor, are produced right through until autumn and are a good substitute for annual kale and collards. Vibrant, rich green color and incredible vegetative vigor. The mid-season flowers are attractive to pollinators.
It's powerful roots enable it to scour for deep nutrients and minerals as well, so the food value of this plant is very high. Easy to grow and very hard to kill, this is a worthwhile plant to consider growing from a food resiliency standpoint. This zone 4 hardy perennial thrives in dappled shade and full sun.