Eruca sativa grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Eruca also known as Garden rocket or Arugula, Eruca sativa annual plant, edible plant rarely used as ornamental plant and as pollinator attract plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a spring planting 10a-11 in autumn planting.
Leaves edible color green in oval poon shape and leaves deeply lobed.
Eruca sativa flower
Flower color yellow in cross shape.
Pods edible when young in color green
Seeds edible and can use when the pods dry
Eruca sativa for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Eruca sativa growing and care:
Plant / Seedling / Seed What is the best way to start growing?
No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Invasive Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring (in cold area) / Autumn to winter (in hot area) Planting season:
Pieris brassicae Pests and diseases:
All season Pruning season:
No need How to prune:
0.3-1.2m, 12-48 inches Size of the plant?
Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement:
Full Sun / Half Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter (in hot area) to spring (in cold area) Bloom season?
White with purple cross shape flower that grow on the top of the plant General information about the flower:
Bees Pollination is done by:
Seeds and pod information
Winter to spring (in hot area) and spring to summer (in cold area) Seeds and pod season?
Eat raw, salad, paste Uses of Eruca sativa pods and seeds:
Spring (in cold climate) / Autumn (in hotter climate) Leaves harvesting season:
When the plant young better to cut the leaf in the base How to harvest the leaves?
Green oval poon shape and leaves deeply lobed Information about leaves:
Cooked, raw (when young) Uses of Eruca sativa leaves:
Spring flowers Winter flowers
Edible leaves Edible Seeds
Cooked Eaten raw Salad Spreads & Sauces
Purple flower White flower
Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate
Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest
Plant growing speed
Average growing plants Fast growing plants
Attract pollinators Edible plants
Autumn Planting Spring Planting Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
Full sun Plants Part shade Plants
Regularly water Small amounts of water
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