How to grow Arugula

Arugula grow and care – leaf plant of the genus Eruca also known as Eruca sativa, Salad rocket, Rucola or roquette, Arugula annual plant used as edible for the leaves, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting.

Arugula leaves

Leaves edible color green the leaves in ovate shape and can be deeply lobed.

Flower color white with four petals with yellow pollens.

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How to grow Arugula growing and care:

Cool winter

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn in warm climate

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, pieris (butterfly)

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for harvest and in the end of the season

Size of the plant?
20-80 cm, 8-32 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White with four petals with yellow pollens

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
In cold climate spring – summer / in warmer climate autumn – winter – spring

How to harvest the leaves?
Two possibility separate leaves in the base of the leaf or all the leaves of the plant

Information about leaves:
Green leaves in ovate shape and can be deeply lobed

Uses of Name leaves:
Salad, eat raw

Scientific name:

Eruca sativa

How to grow Arugula

Arugula plant



Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
Culinary uses
  • Eaten raw
  • Leafy vegetables
  • Salad
  • Spreads & Sauces
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Plant growing speed
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Leaf plant
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 2
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9

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