Eruca vesicaria sativa is an ANNUAL that grows quickly.It is frost resistant and hardy to zone 7. It's in bloom from May to August, and the seeds ripen from July to September. Insects pollinate the species, which is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). It can grow in either semi-shade or full sun. It prefers moist or dry soil and can withstand drought.
Botanical Name: Eruca Vesicaria Sativa
Common Name: Wild Arugula Red Streaked
Size at Maturity: 20"-40"
Days to Maturity: 30-40 Days
Light Requirement: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Planting Time: Summer
Sowing Method: Direct Sow/ Indoor Sow
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Plant Spacing: 4"-6"
Average Seeds Per Ounce: Approx. 20,000