General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Culinary Herb
Salad greens
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Other info: Needs no stratification.
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

Common names
  • Wild Arugula
  • Perennial Wallrocket
  • Sylvetta
  • Wild Roquette
  • Sand Rocket
  • Perennial Wall Rocket
  • Italian Rustic

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  • Posted by Cyclaminist (Minneapolis, Minnesota - Zone 5a) on May 13, 2016 1:07 PM concerning plant:
    A perennial that tastes a little spicier than regular arugula or rocket (Eruca sativa). I bought seeds from Fedco Seeds and started some a few years ago. They've come up every year and reseeded a little.
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