This Italian herb is more pungent than typical arugula. You can call this one the arugula lovers arugula. Holds up well in heat and humidity. 30 days for baby leaf, 50 days for full maturity.
This beautiful dwarf dill plant has frilly leaves and reaches 16 to 18 inches. Yellow flowers add color to your vegetable garden and attract swallowtail butterflies. The leaves, stem and seeds can be used for seasoning. 60 days.
Easy to grow and somewhat drought tolerant, thyme flavors sauces, soups, stews, rice dishes, vegetables and even fresh bread. Very popular in Italian, French and Mediterranean cuisine. In some climates it grows as a perennial between 6 and 12 inches in height. 90 days.
Italian oregano is very aromatic, and is used as a flavoring around the world, particularly for Mediterranean dishes from Italy and Greece. Can be used dried or fresh. 90 days.
Intense lemon fragrances come from the delicate leaves which can be used for making tea or can be dried in a pleasant potpourri. Attractive plants reach 24 inches in height. 60 days.
This Italian heirloom is very popular when cooking and for making pesto. The tender, dark green leaves are very fragrant and the plant is relatively slow to bolt, giving you additional harvest time. The plant grows 24 to 30 inches tall. 68 days.
Aromatic leaves are used to flavor many foods, such as soups, vegetable dishes, and dill pickles. Mixed with sour cream or butter it can top potato dishes and it is also often mixed in salads. Best if used fresh. Plants reach 36 inches. 70 days.
Cilantro is a popular addition to salsa, Mexican, Asian and Caribbean foods. This selection is slow to bolt even under some heat stress. Sow every two weeks for a continual harvest. 52 days.
This All American winner boasts rich green leaves that grow up to 16 inches in height, with somewhat flat leaf stems. The distinct garlic flavor is used in soups, garnishes, and stir-fry chives, creamy sauces, and omelettes. Harvest chives at the base of the stem. 80 to 90 days.
Sometimes called garden rocket, this variety can be harvested in just 35 days. It contains a peppery flavor and adds an appealing zest to salads. For a more nutty flavor, harvest when the leaves are small. Many people add it as a topping for pizza, or add it to sauces and pasta. Plant grows to be 8 to 10 inches tall. 35 days.
Fast growing and highly resistant to fusarium, you can have an advantage over similar varieties. Newton is very mild in flavor and has no licorice aftertaste and many consumers prefer it. Performs well in the ground, hydroponics and in a container. The large, bright green, crinkled leaves are perfect for a mozzarella basil bruschetta, and in your favorite soup, or fresh chopped herb. 60 days
The large tender leaves have an anise flavor when fresh and a cinnamon scent after cooking. The pungent aroma is perfect for soup, stir-fry and green and red curries. This flavor is popular in many Asian chicken, pork, and seafood dishes. 64 days