Arugula consists of vibrant green leaves attached to a pale, creamy, green-hued stem. The leaves can be harvested when fully mature, or when they are younger and have a milder flavor. Arugula offers a herbaceous, peppery flavor.
Arugula is a nutrient rich leafy green providing vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, copper, iron, zinc, folate and potassium. Arugula is also high in antioxidant phytochemicals. Many minerals in arugula help to control blood pressure and support eye health.
Temperature:The optimum temperature for arugula is 32-40 degrees.