Rocket Salad Leaves
Myro Farms Garden Center
Arugula, also known as salad or garden rocket, is one of the nutritious green leafy vegetables of Mediterranean origin. It is a small, low-growing annual herb. The greens feature dandelion-like succulent, elongated, lobular leaves with prominent green veins (midrib). It belongs to the Brassicaceae family similar to as mustard greens, cauliflower, kale…,etc., and has the scientific name: Eruca sativa. Some of the common names of this garden rocket are rucola, rucoli, rugula, colewort, roquette, etc.
Grow It Yourself:
Get your Planting Trays or Pots ready. Use good Seed Starting Mix or Cocopeat or Potting Mix. Moisten the mix and plant the seed 3 times its size deeper in the mix. For example if the seed is 1 mm , then plant it 3 mm deep in the mix. Very small seeds can be sprinkled on top of the mix and covered with a very thin layer of mix. Spray the mix with water and cover with a plastic cover till you see germination. remove cover and keep in semi-shade location till seedling is 3 -4 inchs, then transplant seedling or move your pot in Sunny location.