Eruca sativa

Astro Arugula

Days to Maturity: 21 days baby - 40 full size

SKU
2010
In stock
Starting at: As low as $2.95
Note: OUR QUALITY ASSURANCE: High Mowing's Quality Control team ensures all seed lots of this variety are independently tested for the diseases black rot (Xanthomonas campestris pv. Campestris) and black leg (Phoma lingam). Only seed lots that test negative for black rot and black leg are released for sale.

The commercial standard with long green leaves and characteristic mildly spicy flavor.

Germinates quickly and tolerates cold and hot temperatures well. Our strain has a mix of "cut" and "strap" leaf shapes when grown as baby leaf. Performs well as a cut-and-come-again crop. 13,000 seeds/oz.

  • Heat and cold tolerant

11.2-15.3M (13.2M avg) seeds/oz, 180-245M (212M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000.  1/32 oz approx. 400 seeds. Direct seeding rate: Baby, 60 seeds/foot in a 2” band in rows 2-6” apart. Bunching, 15 seeds/foot in a 2” band 12-18” apart. 

Cultural Info

Days to maturity are from direct seeding. Specialty greens are a broad category of leafy plants, many of which are cold hardy and fast growing. Crops in this group are gaining popularity due to their ease of culture and unique flavors and colors.

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