Arugula Runway
Arugula Runway
Arugula Runway - Renee&
Arugula Runway - Renee&
Arugula Runway - Renee&

Arugula Runway - Renee's Garden Seeds

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Eruca sativa

  • Salad Herbs
  • Heirloom
  • Annual
  • Frost Hardy
  • Spring/Summer/Fall harvest
  • Pollinator Friendly
  • Container Friendly 

This outstanding arugula selection if distinguished by very attractive, deeply lobbed, oakleaf-shaped leaves. In our garden trials, Runway tastes deliciously tangy byt is slightly less pungent than regular arugula. Peppery, sharp-flavored arugula (a.k.a. rocket or roquette), provides a wonderful punch of piquant flavor to any green salad or a scrumptious contrast tossed with fresh sliced fruit or served under meat, chicken or fish just hot off the barbecue.

Seed Count: Approx. 1400 / Weight: 2 grams

Cold Winters

Mild Winters

Sun/Shade

Space Seeds

Days To Germinate

Days To Maturity

March – May

Sept. – May

Full sun or
partial-day shade

1 inch apart
1/4 inch deep

7 – 14 days

Approx. 40

EASIEST TO START OUTDOORS

In early spring, sow arugula seeds directly into well-worked garden soil, cover ¼ inch deep and firm soil over seeds. Keep seed bed evenly moist until seedlings emerge. Make new sowings every 2 weeks until early summer to have a constant supply of fresh leaves. Begin harvesting young leaves in 3 to 4 weeks.

In hot summer areas, wait to sow again in late summer for fall use, as extreme heat makes leaves very pungent.


THIN OR TRANSPLANT

Arugula grows so quickly we recommend sowing in place rather than transplanting. Thin seedlings 2 to 3 inches apart when plants are large enough to handle.


GROWING NOTES

Begin harvesting by thinning little seedlings to use in salads when they are several inches tall. Then, either pick individual leaves when 3-4 inches long, or snip leaves about 1 inch above the crown and let plants regrow for more harvests.

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