30-45 Days. Arugula has been described as peppery, mustardy, and spicy, but we just call it delicious! Excellent as a baby green when
picked young; add new flavors and textures
to your everyday salad, or simply toss
arugula with balsamic vinegar and olive oil
and top with fresh-grated Parmesan for a
distinctive Italian take on salads. Leaves
can also be steamed as a side dish or
added to many other dishes, such as pizza.
Also a good container variety. This large
packet has a generous amount of seed
for successive sowings so you can have
arugula available fresh from the garden for
This packet sows approximately ten 10-foot rows, or twenty successive sowings of 5-foot rows.
Days to Emerge:
When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 2 weeks before the average first fall frost. USDA zone 8 or warmer: Also in fall for winter harvest.
When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average
Harvesting: Pick leaves when no longer than 6". For the mildest, best-tasting baby greens, pick leaves when 2"–4" long; pick them individually, or cut off the plant at ground level. Harvest before the plant begins to flower, unless you plan to eat the flowers.
Artist: Donna Clement