Perennial Arugula

Diplotaxis tenuifolia

$4.95

750 seeds
Certified Organic

50 days. Also known as Wild Roquette or Perennial Wall-Rocket, this biennial (or short-lived perennial) produces edible greens that taste similar to annual arugula. Perennial Arugula is a great addition to permaculture gardens because it re-seeds, filling in bare spaces with a wonderful edible plant. If you don’t desire re-seeding, cut off the flowers, otherwise it may spread too much. Grows 8 - 20” tall. Prefers well-drained soil and is drought tolerant. Coveted by chefs for its intense, unusual flavor. Perennial Arugula is a great addition to any mesclun mix. NN

Direct sow outside anytime from early Spring through late August. Broadcast seeds or plant in rows. Broadcast about 33 seeds per square foot (1 packet covers up to 22.5 sqft), or plant in rows 1/4” apart, with 18” between rows. Press tiny seeds into soil, but do not cover more than 1/8” deep. Keep soil moist until emergence, and then keep weeded until establishment. Days to germination: 5-7