Arugula or Rocket (Annual)
USDA Hardiness Zone 7-10
Commonly known as Rocket, this edible leaf is spicy, somewhat nutty and peppery in flavor. Can be used as a green or as an herb. Use fresh, steamed or sauted like spinach.
The seeds of Arugula were used in Roman times to flavor oils.
Leaves are very rich in Vitamin C and potassium.
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Arugula grows fast. Adding compost to soil prior to planting is preferred for best performance. Grows best in cooler temperatures.
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes & Uses
|| Cut Flowers
|| Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)