Arugula, Enrico Rao
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- Dark green, oval-shaped leaves
- Peppery but slightly sweet flavor with succulent texture
- Quick to bolt in summer - best grown in the fall
- 40-50 days
(Rucola sativa) This family heirloom was passed down from Enrico Rao to his grandson Ric. Enrico received it from family he visited in Italy when he served in the U.S. Army during WWI. The dark green, oval-shaped leaves have a peppery but slightly sweet flavor with succulent texture. It is quick to bolt in summer - best grown in the fall. 40-50 days.
Learn to Grow it
Direct Seed: 1" Apart
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 5-7 Days
Thin: 1-6" Apart
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked and danger of hard frost has passed. For a continuous supply of arugula, sow every three weeks throughout the summer. Best grown in cooler weather. Plant in full sun or partial shade.