Arugula, Roquette (Eruca vesicaria sativa) - 200 Seeds
Arugula, Roquette (Eruca vesicaria sativa) is a bold and flavorful green that is a must-have in any vegetable garden. This heirloom, non-GMO, and open-pollinated variety is packed with vitamins and minerals, making it not only delicious, but nutritious as well. With its unique and peppery flavor, Arugula, Roquette is a staple in Mediterranean cuisine, and it's also well-loved for its tender texture and versatility in the kitchen.
- Latin Name: Eruca vesicaria sativa
- Type: Annual
- USDA Zone: All
- Germination Time: 5-7 days
- Days to Maturity: 30-50 days
- Plant Height: 6-12 inches
- Heirloom, Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated
Start your seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date or sow directly in the garden after the last frost date. Plant the seeds in well-drained soil in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. Sow the seeds at a depth of 1/8 inch and space the plants 6-12 inches apart. Optimal germination temperature is 70-75°F. With its quick growth, Arugula, Roquette is ready to harvest within 30-50 days from sowing.
Water the plants regularly, especially during dry spells, and be sure to give them plenty of sunlight. Arugula, Roquette is a hardy plant that is low maintenance and will thrive with proper care. For an added boost of nutrition, consider giving your plants a light application of compost or fertilizer in early spring.