Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
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(Eruca sativa) 40 days. Distinctive, sharp, peppery leaves are best harvested when 2-3 in. long. A nice accent for mixed salads. Greens past their prime may be lightly steamed with other greens such as mustard or turnip greens, or used in creamed soups.
How to Grow:: Arugula is a cool-weather crop that requires loose, rich, moist soil. Sow seeds in the spring as soon as the soil can be worked, with successive sowings 3-4 weeks apart. Sow 1/4 in. deep, 1 in. apart, in rows 8-12 in. apart, thinning to 4-6 in. apart.