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Arugula Seeds - Rocket HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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Unit Size Price Savings Qty
Packet $2.50
1 Ounce Package $3.95
1/4 Pound Package $8.95 43%
1 Pound Sack $16.95 73%
5 Pound Sack $59.95 ($11.99/Lb.) 81%
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  • Grows 6-12 Inches
  • About 40 Days to Harvest
  • Adaptable to full sun or partial shade

Product Description

Rocket Arugula is by far the most popular Arugula variety and typically the one found in your local supermarket or favorite restaurant. "Rocket" is a very attractive lush green arugula with serrated leaves. A fabulously peppery addition to salads and sandwiches.  Plant Rocket Arugula seeds in either spring or autumn.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Rocket Arugula
    Botanical Name:Eruca sativa "Rocket"
    Type:Heirloom
    Size at Maturity:6" - 12"
    Days to Maturity:40 Days
    Light Requirement:Sun/Partial Shade
    Planting Time:Cool Season
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Planting Depth:1/4"
    Plant Spacing:6"
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Ships:Year-round
    Average Seeds Per Packet:~1/2 tsp
  • Planting Instructions

    When to Plant:

    • Plant your arugula seeds in the early Spring when the soil is between 40 and 65 degrees F.

     

    How to Plant:

    • Plant the seeds in your soil, cover them lightly with soil and water them down. The seeds will germinate within around 7 days.
    • After the seedlings are around an inch tall, thin them out so there is 3 or 4 inches of space between each plant.
    • Arugula does best with a fair amount of sun, soil that well-watered and high in nitrogen.
    • If you have nitrogen-poor soil, fertilizer can help amend this.

    When to Harvest:

    • Arugula generally takes around 40 days to become fully mature to harvest.
    • Pinch off the outer leaves of the arugula to harvest.
    • Just picking the outer leaves will allow the plant to stay intact and keep producing leaves to harvest.
    • The more you harvest, the more the plant will yield.

    The flavor of arugula will get stronger as you harvest the leaves. You can harvest the leaves until the flavor gets too strong for your taste. If your arugula is melting, cover it with shade tents to provide some relief from the hot summer sun.

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Product Reviews

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Global Rating: 5.00 from 4 reviews
Arugula Seeds - Rocket 5.0

Review By Sea Vista garden

Accidental Arugula second crp

We loved the first crop of this, but then it went to seed and seeded ground so thoroughly that it surrounded another crop. The accidental second seeding was strong, delicious and gave us greens until after Thanksgiving.

Arugula Seeds - Rocket 5.0

Review By Dennis Filippi

Arugula Seeds

Amazing value. I purchased the 1 pound package of seed from Eden Brothers and if you purchased the same amount at your local hardware store or nursery in those little seed packages you'd pay $1,000.

Arugula Seeds - Rocket 5.0

Review By Nancy Smith

Salad

Nothing better than an arugula salad made with fresh arugula from your own garden. I grow mine in pots around the garden.This makes it easy to share a plant with friends.I send them home with pot and plant.

Arugula Seeds - Rocket 5.0

Review By Karen Kelly

Perfect for Salads

I'm not sure if there are other Arugula types, but this is the one I've always seen and it's the best. Easy to grow and delicious in salads. A big crop. Very satisfied.

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