Saving Arugula Seeds – A Visual Guide

March 16th, Arugula has bolted and is flowering.

Arugula Bolting

First come the flowers, then come the fruits. Arugula flowers are edible and lend a little spice to a salad.

Arugula Flowers

April 20th, Pollination within the flowers has been successful and young green pods appear. The flower petals wither and fall.

Arugula Pods

Unfortunately, some of the pods were being eaten, most likely by a bird. A large garbage bag acts as a barrier to the hungry birds.

Arugula Covered

May 18th, Arugula seeds have fully matured and are ready to be harvested.

Arugula Dry Pods

Split them open and save in a cool dry place.

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