Arugula Wild Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Arugula Wild Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Eruca vesicaria sativa

Item #3029

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 variety.

This packet plants two 10-foot rows or four successive sowings of 5-foot rows.

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds every 6"

Row Spacing:

When 1/2" tall, thin to 1
every 6"

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

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