Arugula, Wild Rocket
40 days.(Diplotaxis tenuifolia) Reap the intense nutritional benefits of this wild green! Wild Rocket arugula is the perfect marriage of gourmet flavor and wild-foraged nutrient density. The mouth-watering spicy flavor of these greens is an indicator of the presence of glucosinolates, which are broken down by the body into powerful compounds that scientists say have the ability to fight cell damage and even some cancers. Rocket is also replete with calcium and vitamins, especially A and K, as well as zeaxanthin and lutein, which have been shown to support eye and vision health.
- Sprouts in 5-7 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 40-70 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/8 inch
- Plant Spacing: 6"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Growing Tips: Succession-plant for continued harvest. Summer plantings can be located in part shade to avoid bolting and for better flavor.