Plant food for Arugula

Learn more about the best plant food for arugula to promote vibrant, tasty plants. Understand the essential nutrients for arugula to thrive and how HydraGarden products can support its growth.

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Why Arugula Needs Specialized Nutrients

Arugula's specialized nutritional needs encompass a demand for nitrogen, potassium for its roots, and phosphorus for its flowers. By tailoring plant food to meet these requirements, you can optimize arugula's health, bolster yield, and elevate the delicious tang of its leaves.


It requires consistent moisture, so water regularly to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.


Arugula thrives best in full sun, but it can tolerate partial shade, especially during hot summer months.


Well-drained, fertile soil rich in organic matter with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0

Additional Tips

Harvest arugula frequently and consider mulching to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds


Can I use homemade plant food for Arugula?

Yes, homemade plant food such as compost tea or diluted fish emulsion can be effective for nourishing your plant, though specialized products like HydraGreens deliver a balanced nutrient profile for Arugula.

How often should I feed Arugula?

Feed the arugula every 2-3 weeks with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer during the growing season.

What nutrients does Arugula need?

For optimal growth, arugula needs nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, along with essential micronutrients like calcium and magnesium.