Plant Information

Arugula SimplySalad®

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Eruca sativa

Common Name: Arugula

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Perfect for salads or braising.
Harvest at a young leaf size for a mild, nutty flavor. Leaves become spicy as they mature, especially in higher temperatures.
Makes a great addition to any garden.

Grower Information:

Supplied as multi-species multi-pellets, with 3 or more seedlings per pellet. Arugula, Cress and Kale Storm Mixture are supplied as Precision Multi-Pellets. 
  • SimplySalad introduced the first multi-species multi-seed pellets for salad…now single-species Cress and Arugula join the lineup!
  • Easy to grow with very quick crop times and only one pellet needed. 
  • Can be direct-sown in 4 to 6-in./10 to 15-cm pots and colour bowls. 
  • Produces more vivid colours when finished cool. 
  • Gardeners will enjoy as both a colourful, mixed-texture ornamental and a delicious, nutritious edible. Performs best for consumers in full sun in cool weather, or partial shade as temperatures warm up. 
  • Best in containers.

    Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
    Transplant to finish: 2 to 4 weeks

    Days from sowing to harvest: 30 to 45 
    Harvestable size: 3 to 4 in./8 to 10 cm (baby leaf); 4 to 10 in./10 to 25 cm (mature leaf)
    Best for: Home Garden Container, Home Garden In-ground, Fresh Market Field, Fresh Market Hydroponic

    Quick to establish, upright variety with a mix of lobes and smooth shapes – perfect for bunching. Harvest as young leaves with a mild, nutty flavor; leaves become spicy as they mature or are exposed to high temperatures. Precision Multi-Pellets assure high germination uniformity, making this a great variety for hydroponic systems.