Commonly known as Rocket, this edible leaf is spicy, somewhat nutty and peppery in flavor. There are many health benefits from consuming Arugula and this tasty leaf is packed with vitamins. Can be used as a green or as an herb. Use fresh, steamed or sautéed like spinach.
The seeds of Arugula were used in Roman times to flavor oils.
Leaves are very rich in Vitamin C and potassium.
Arugula grows fast. Adding compost to soil prior to planting is preferred for best performance. Grows best in cooler temperatures.