Eruca sativa. Grown in Tucson for 35+ years by an Italian family who brought the family seed with them to the US in the 1920's. A variable strain with both deeply lobed "salad" leaves and simpler "pizza-type" leaves. Bright, sharp arugula flavor. Learn More about the history of DiMeglio Arugula in Tucson. From our Seed-Bank Collection.
- Both cold and heat tolerant; can be grown all year long in the low desert, though flavor is stronger in hot weather, milder in cool weather.
- Approx. .5g/250 seeds per packet