Arugula - Wild Rocket Salad - Seeds & Bulbs
Arugula - Wild
Rocket Salad, Roquette
(Eruca vesicaria sativa)
This is one of the most popular 'new' greens. Descriptions such as 'hot with a hint of nut' and 'spicy' are used to describe the unique flavor. It adds flavor and texture to salads, and can be added steamed or raw to Italian dishes and pizza. Wild varieties have a slightly stronger and more complex flavor than other varieties. Great for containers. One packet plants one 25-foot row.
Average Count: 1500+ seeds
Days to Maturity: 30 to 45
When to Sow Outside: 3 - 4 weeks before last frost, then successive planting every three weeks.
When to Sow Inside: Sow directly outdoors
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Row Spacing: 6"
Days to Emerge: 10 to 15
Thinning: When 1/2" tall thin to 6" apart