30-45 days. Wild Arugula has a slightly stronger,
more complex flavor than regular
arugula. Its flavor has been
described as peppery, mustardy,
hot with a hint of nut flavor, tart,
and spicy. Most often eaten raw in
salads but also steamed or added
raw to many other dishes (such
as pizza!). Also a good container
This packet plants two 10-foot rows or four successive sowings of 5-foot rows.
Days to Emerge:
When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED.
2 to 4 weeks before average last frost,
and successive sowings thereafter every
3 weeks until 2 weeks before the average
first frost. USDA zone 8 or warmer:
Also plant in fall for winter harvest.
When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks
before average last frost
Harvesting: Pick leaves when no longer than 6," but at least 2" long; pick them individually, or cut off the plant at ground level. Harvest before plant begins to flower, but you may allow the plant to flower if you plan to eat the flowers.
Artist: Donna Clement