Seeds of Garden Arugula for box and pot
The Online Catalog for vegetable seeds Semenata.ORG presents to its numerous customers the premium seeds of Garden Arugula - a must-have plant for all kinds of green salads.
Due to its notorious aphrodisiac qualities, the Arugula has been known since ancient times. It has been widely used in Rome and Greece, although this plant was considered a weed when it was first used as food. Nowadays it has spread throughout entire continents such as Europe, Asia, Africa, and the two Americas.
The Arugula is rich in beneficial nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and B1, carotene, potassium, sodium, iron, phosphorus, folic acid, pantothenic acid, antioxidants, and fatty acids.
The Garden Arugula is famous for its fleshy leaves, which have a distinctive fragrance and a rich taste, both pleasantly spicy and refreshing. The best time to pick leaves is while they are still young and when the flavor is not as strong. They are perfect for preparing different dishes and salads.
The sowing time for the Arugula is from the beginning of the spring till the end of the autumn. It is recommended to sow in a consecutive way because it will produce an endless harvest of fresh leaves of Arugula throughout the whole year. The best time to pick the leaves is when they are about 7 centimeters long.
The Garden Arugula is a plant that does not require special care to grow. One of its most valued qualities is that it can be grown all year round indoors in a greenhouse or even in a pot or a box at home and on the balcony.
400 grams of Arugula seeds are enough for sowing an area of 1 acre with a sowing depth of 1 centimeter at temperatures above 10 degrees Celsius. The Arugula is a fast grower. When optimal conditions are provided, the seeds sprout in just a week. It grows best in airy and fertile soils that should be watered regularly without being overwatered.
The leaves of the Arugula are mostly used in Italian cuisine for the preparation of pizza, all kinds of pasta, sandwiches, risotto, salads, and other dishes, mainly specific to Mediterranean cuisine, but they have also spread widely in our country.
The distinctive flavor of the leaves of the Arugula gives a unique taste to every dish to which they are added. The plant should be consumed fresh. Do not freeze, dry, or preserve the leaves because the taste will not be pleasant. Always use only young leaves for cooking and avoid the older leaves as they can have a bitter taste. See more seeds of salads and lettuce and more Arugula seeds.
The Arugula can be grown both outdoors and at home. It is always a welcomed fresh addition to any meal during all the seasons of the year.
Packet/ seeds amount: 2 g. (about 900 - 1000 seeds)
Seeding rate: For seeding a 1-acre field you will need about 400 g. seeds of Garden Arugula.
Harvest: Depends on the sowing time.
Optimal sowing time: From the end of March to the beginning of October outdoors in the garden, recommended period April - May. You can sow indoors in boxes and pots throughout the whole year.
The ideal time for transplanting seedlings: There is no need for transplanting, direct sowing is recommended.
Cultivation scheme: It is grown both outdoors and indoors in pots and boxes. Leave at least 10 cm of space between the individual plants.
Vegetation: 30 - 45 days.
Characteristics of the plant: The most valuable part of the plant is its leaves. They have a characteristic-rich aroma and a refreshing taste.