Botanical Name: Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Spacing: Space plants about a foot apart in rows 18 to 36 inches apart.
Depth: Direct seed 1/8" deep.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Foliage: Both the midrib and the veins of these oakleaf-shaped delicacies are a rich, dark red, contrasting nicely with the dull olive-green of the base.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist, enriched soil. Keep soil moist to slow bolting.
Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 1,000 seeds per packet.
Comments: Unique veining and red mid rib sets this wild arugula (also known as rocket) apart from conventional arugula. Spicy, pepper-like flavor adds a refreshing kick to salads and sandwiches! Does best in full sun and well-drained, moist soil.
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