Apr 30, 2017  Week: 17

SimplySalad® Arugula

New variety!
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Scientific Name : Eruca sativa

Common Name : Arugula

Plant Habit : Upright

Spacing : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Width : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun

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Seed supplied as: Precision Multi-Pellets.

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.

    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 gardener container, Home gardener in-ground, Fresh Market Farmer in-ground; Hydroponic systems

    Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
    Transplant to finish: 2 to 4 weeks
    • Single-species multi-pellet leafy green makes a great addition to any garden.
    • Arugula is quick to establish and can be harvested at a young leaf size for a mild, nutty flavour; leaves become spicy as they mature or are exposed to high temperatures.
    • Upright type is perfect for bunching.
    • Leaves have a mixture of lobes and smooth shapes that is perfect for salads or braising.
    • Precision Multi-Pellets assure a high level of uniformity of germination, making this a great variety for use in hydroponic systems.