This variety known as "Roquette" in Europe. The leaves are tender, rounded, and have a peppery flavor. Seeds can be sewn virtually any time of the year but prefer cool weather. Arugula Rocket is best if harvested at about 35 days. Arugula is an herbaceous plant found in the wild in the Mediterranean region. Also known as rocket, roquette, rugula, and rucola this herb (lettuce) has a strong, somewhat peppery flavor. Arugula is used in virtually every salad mix sold in stores and is probably the most-eaten salad green in the world. Best when harvested young (leaves less than 4" long) and has excellent re-growth properties. Seeds can be sown directly in the garden or started indoors.