Eruca sativa

Zone: 5-8
Height: 8-12"

General: Dark green, tender, peppery flavored leaves; edible flowers. An easy to grow plant which re-seeds readily. Pick the flowers as they appear and add them to your salads and stir-fry's; leaves are great in salads. Leaves tend to taste better prior to the plant flowering.

Nutritional Benefits: Excellent source of fiber, vitamins A, C, K, and B5 which is beneficial for raising good levels of cholesterol and lowering the bad.

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