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West Coast Seeds - Astro Roquette Arugula - Certified Organic (1g)

$3.99

Discover the delightful flavor and versatility of West Coast Seeds' Certified Organic Arugula Astro Roquette (1g). Astro organic arugula is renowned for its less lobed, strap-like leaves and milder flavor compared to regular arugula. Perfect for baby greens in early spring, fall, and even winter, this cold-hardy variety is ready...

Discover the delightful flavor and versatility of West Coast Seeds' Certified Organic Arugula Astro Roquette (1g). Astro organic arugula is renowned for its less lobed, strap-like leaves and milder flavor compared to regular arugula. Perfect for baby greens in early spring, fall, and even winter, this cold-hardy variety is ready to cut in just 21 days.

Key Features:

Certified Organic:

  • Natural and Safe: Grown without harmful chemicals, ensuring a healthy addition to your garden.

Cold Hardy and Versatile:

  • Cool Weather Growth: Thrives in cool weather, producing a milder flavor when grown in these conditions.
  • Baby Greens Ready in 21 Days: Ideal for quick harvests of tender, mild-flavored leaves.
  • Suitable for Micro-Greens: Delicious, tender, and strongly flavored when grown as micro-greens.

Nutrient-Rich:

  • High in Vitamin A and Potassium: Adds nutritional value to your meals.
  • Nutty, Spicy Taste: Perfect for salads, sandwiches, and even pizza, adding a flavorful punch.

Easy to Grow:

  • Simple Cultivation: Ideal for both novice and experienced gardeners.
  • Open-Pollinated Seeds: Ensures natural pollination and genetic diversity.

Growing Information:

  • Cool Season Crop: Direct sow every 3 weeks from mid-March to April and again in September for fall/winter crops.
  • Optimal Soil Temperature: Germinates best at 4-12°C (40-50°F).
  • Spacing: Thin seedlings to 10-15cm (4-6”) apart in rows 45-60cm (18-24”) apart.

Harvesting:

  • Cut & Come Again: Harvest baby leaves with scissors for a continuous supply of fresh greens.
  • Days to Maturity: Matures in 30-40 days from direct sowing.

Additional Information:

  • Disease and Pest Resistant: Flea beetles may cause tiny holes, but planting under lightweight row covers can help.
  • Companion Planting: Grows well in containers and alongside other cool-season crops.

Enhance your garden with West Coast Seeds' Certified Organic Arugula Astro Roquette. Enjoy its mild, nutty flavor and the ease of growing this versatile green, perfect for a variety of culinary uses and packed with nutritional benefits. Ideal for gardeners seeking a reliable, fast-growing, and flavorful addition to their plant collection.

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