Arugula Heirloom Seeds

$3.00

Eruca sativa Arugula Roquette
Spicy, cool weather leafy heirloom vegetable, 35 days to maturity
Easy to grow salad accent, garnish, even bouquet filler. May be cooked with other greens Creamy white, four petaled flowers edible as well as young seed pods
Tolerates light shade and some frost
Organically grown Heirloom annual vegetable seed for full sun

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Description

ErucaArugula Roquettesativa

Arugula Roquette, Italian Cress, Garden Rocket

Arugula Roquette (100) Seeds

 

Type: Cool weather annual leafy vegetable. Heirloom 35 days to maturity
Bloom: Seasonal
Flower: Four petaled cream white with purple veining on 2-3′ single stems
Height: 12-14″ tall x 4″ wide
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Fertile, moist, well drained
P.H: 6.0-7.0
Moisture: Ample
Zone: 2-11
Use: Salad accent, garnish, sandwich, soups and sauces, cook with other greens. Flowers also edible as are young seed pods. Bouquet filler
Tolerances: Light shade, some frost
Problems: Flea Beetle, protect with floating row covers in Spring
Notes: Peppery, nutty flavor. Best picked just before use. Can be stored for 3-5 days after harvest. Young 2-3″ leaves best flavor. Once flowering leaves will become bitter. Drought and summer heat intensifies flavor. Dislikes heat Protect with shade cloth from summer heat
Use Spring and Fall planting. Quick growing. 2-3 week successive sowing ensures constant supply

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