Eruca vesicaria

Eruca vesicaria

  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Eruca vesicaria
  • Flower name
    Eruca vesicaria
  • Scientific name
    Eruca vesicaria
  • Aliasルッコラ, 黄花蘿蔔, rocket, エルーカ, eruca, rucola
  • Place of originMediterranean coast and western Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Field, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July, August

What is Eruca vesicaria

Eruca vesicaria rocket, or arugula (scientific name:Eruca vesicaria) is an annual leafy vegetable inf the family Brassicaceae, which is native to the Mediterranean coast and western Asia.
The spring bloom is a four-petaled, cross-shaped flower characteristic of the cruciferous family, with white or light yellow petals with purple veins.
The leaves are called "rucola" in Italian and are used in salads, eaten raw, as a garnish for pizza and patas, and as a tzuma in meat and fish dishes.
The seeds are used in herbal teas. It can be grown all year round in a planter.

Common name: Eruca vesicaria, Latin name: Eruca vesicaria, Synonym: Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa,.
Also known as: rucola, rocket ), rocket salad, eruca,
Place of origin: Mediterranean coast - West Asia, Type of life: Annual leafy vegetables and herbs.
Height: 50-80 cm, leaf length: 10-20 cm, leaf shape: odd pinnate compound leaves/lanceolate etc., petiole: alternate, leaf margin: serrated.
Flower color: white, light yellow with purple veins; flower diameter: 2.5 to 3 cm; flowering season: April to August.


  • Eye
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Eruca
  • Species
    E. vesicaria
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typennual leafy vegetable
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 80.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 3.0 cm

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