- Oct 15, 2017
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- mid-Michigan, USoA
i was brought to this plant by the word rucola.I thought this was interesting. I remember a conversation on here a few years ago about whether it was spelled with a ck or qu.
There are a couple main theories behind the name rocket in regards to arugula. The first one is that the name refers to how quickly arugula grows. But the more detailed theory posits that it came from the word “roquette,” which was what arugula is called in France.