Arugula Seeds - Wild Rocket

Arugula Seeds - Wild Rocket

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $14.69
1/4 Pound $34.69 ($8.67/ounce) 41% Savings
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  • Spicier than other arugulas, with a nice nutty finish
  • Spicier and nutty salad green
  • Grows well all year and self seeds itself
  • Adaptable to full sun or partial shade
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 8 inch leaves
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height 8 inches

Flavor Profile Mildly Spicy; Nutty
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Shaded Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Arugula Seeds - Wild Rocket

Diplotaxis tenuifolia

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

This is the "Wild" version of the popular Rocket Arugula. More pungent taste, with a nutty flavor, this wild arugula rocket is delicious in salads and pesto. So tasty it barely needs anything else. As a perennial plant, it can be sown outdoors all year round in milder climates or given some protection in colder areas. Growing around 8 in tall it can also be grown in containers.

Planting Information

Planting Arugula Seeds - Wild Rocket

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 3 to 4 inches
Plant Height 8 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 28-40 Days, Microgreen 10-14 Days
View our Arugula Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 4,630
1 Ounce 109,380
1/4 Pound 437,520

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