Eruca sativa

Esmee Arugula

Days to Maturity: 21 days baby 40 days full size

SKU
2013
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.

Beautiful, fine leaves are incised with rounded oak-leaf shape.

A wonderful flavor that is more nutty than spicy sets Esmee apart from other arugulas. Deeply lobed leaves are upright, lofty and the darkest green of all our arugulas. Good for either bunching or bagging. Quick growing and very cold tolerant. From our partners at DeBolster Seeds. 18,000 seeds/oz.

  • Cold tolerant
  • Upright habit

27.5-30M (28.7M avg) seeds/oz, 440-480M (460M avg) seeds/lb. M=1,000.  1/32 oz approx. 850 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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