Organic arugula seeds grow to produce a leafy green plant with a characteristic peppery taste. Some call it arugula; others call it rocket, this aromatic salad green is typically found in salad mixes and as pizzas toppings. A member of the cabbage family, this plant is related to watercress, radishes and mustard. Arugula is an important and traditional salad plant in southern Europe, though now – popular all over the world. The biodegradable capsules contain non-GMO, certified organic seeds inside a mineral growth medium.
Fresh arugula leaves are grown in vegetables and kitchen gardens all over the world. Young leaves are a great addition to salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Arugula can be eaten raw or cooked, much like spinach, to give food a pleasant peppery taste. The plant also produces beautiful white flowers with dark purple veins – which are also edible. The flowers can be sprinkled over salads or added to vegetable trays.
Our certified organic seeds are harvested from plants grown without synthetic fertilizers, insecticides, plant hormones or pesticides. Seed growers in Main, USA strictly adhere to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices to provide us with the highest quality seeds.
Arugula is native to the Mediterranean region, and was a popular salad plant in ancient Rome—still sometimes referred to as “Roman rocket”. Part of a typical Roman meal was a salad of greens, frequently arugula, romaine, chicory, and lavender seasoned with a cheese sauce.
Arugula or Rocket, is a very low-calorie vegetable. Nonetheless, it has many vital phytochemicals, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Fresh leaves are exceptionally high in vitamins A and C, calcium, iron and folic acid.