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Harvesting Arugula

by dig the dirt editor

This green is a great addition to many dishes and is high in vitamins A and C

 

ARUGULA

 

Arugula.detail

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

  • 4-8 weeks to mature

WHEN SHOULD I PICK IT?

  • when the leaves are approximately 3"-6" in length.
  • if the plant flowers the arugula will be too bitter to eat

HOW DO I CUT IT?

  • Cut each leaf individually by picking or cutting, or you can cut the entire plant at once at soil level

 

EAT IT!  Shrimp with arugula and cous-cous.

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