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Greens - Arugula - Eruca sativa
Hardy Annual These gourmet greens thrive in cool weather. It will be one of the first greens of spring if left in the garden to reseed. Arugula's oakleaf-shaped leaves grow in a loose bunch and taste peppery. The edible flowers make an attractive garnish and add flavor also.
Soil & Water: Arugula likes moderately fertile soils with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-7.0. Water moderately and evenly.
Planting & Growing: Sow seeds indoors fall to spring, or sow seeds directly as soon as soil can be worked. Plant every 2 weeks for a continuous harvest for as long as cool weather lasts. Begin planting again in fall for fall and winter harvests.
Harvesting & Storage: Continuous harvest of young leaves stimulates further leaf production. The flowers are also edible but gather them before opening to prevent reseeding, or allow flowers to go to seed for a hearty reappearance in early spring.
Did You Know? Also known as rocket or roquette, arugula grows wild in southern France and Italy.
Soil Temperature: 40-55F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 5-8 Days
Height At Maturity: 3"-6"
Days To Maturity: 35-50 Days
Sun/Shade: Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 1"-6"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 250 Seeds
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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