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Rocket Arugula Seed Organic-Arugula Seed-Heirloom Seed Supply

Rocket Arugula Seed Organic

Regular price $2.75 $1.99 Sale

Our Rocket Arugula seed is certified organic. (47 days) Open-pollinated.  Musky green and its piquant blossoms will spice up your salad.  The best-tasting and most bolt-resistant of the 11 strains in our 2006 trials.
Stood temperatures down to 14° double-covered under floating row cover.

300 seed per pack sows a 20 ft row. 89% germination.

Greens Culture: Prefers cool temperatures; direct seed as early as possible in spring. Bolts readily in heat; much better as a fall crop or succession planted. Use row covers to discourage flea beetles. I always let my spring crop grow to seed and am rewarded with a self-sown September and October patch that is delicious and has no flea beetle damage! A prime ingredient in tangy mesclun mixes. Frequent watering will reduce its pungency. Suitable for microgreens.

Days to maturity are from direct seeding.

Culture: When to harvest greens? Research from trials conducted in England and Kenya showed looseleaf lettuce, red chard and arugula harvested in the evening had a longer shelf life than when picked in the morning.