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Microgreens - Alfalfa - young leaves with exceptional taste

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Microgreens - Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) - young leaves with unique taste are a great addition to meals that will allow us to stay in good health. They have become popular lately due to their nutritional value. These young, tender plants will add colour and flavour to any dish they are added to. Still, their biggest assets remain the high nutritional value and healing powers. They provide us with a wide array of important nutrients, including vitamins and minerals, of which they contain more than sprouts or developed plants. They are often confused with popular and established sprouts, but they are grown in soil and only the overground parts are havested, when the plants have developed first true leaves. Young alfalfa leaves have a delicate, intriguing taste. They contain large amounts of B vitamins, vitamin A and E. They also constitute a great source of phytoestrogens, iron, magnesium, calcium and phosphorus, why they are recommended to people suffering from anemia. Regularly consumed alfalfa microgreens will help prevent us from cancer and cardiovascular diseases.

Cultivation of Microgreens offers a great alternative for the city gardeners, who only have a balcony or windowsill for cultivation at their disposal. You will need a shallow container, standard soil and seeds. Strew evenly Microgreens seeds on the surface of the soil. Sprinkle them two times daily with water and provide with a sunny and warm place. After circa 2 - 3 weeks, when alfalfa has developed first leaves, you may begin with the harvest. This is a very easy and cost-effective way to enrich your diet.

Each package contains 4 g of Microgreens alfalfa seeds - for growing young leaves with exceptional taste. A growing guide and the sow-by date have been included in the product information.

  • Weight: 4 g
  • Use: direct, raw consumption
  • Harvest time: 2 - 3 weeks after the sow
  • Site: Indoors - containers, sunny, warm place; standard soil
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The world of flowers - has been in business for more than a decade and from the very beginning we have made the quality of our products the top priority. Throughout the years we have delivered the best quality goods to tens of thousands of customers from all over the world. Their satisfaction proves that we had chosen the right way.

All seeds we sell are subject to a multi-level quality control checks and only then are carefully packed and dispatched. Our products have been awarded numerous certificates and comply with the highest standards of the European Union. Our employees are experienced gardeners who are more than happy to answer your every question.

Where do our seeds come from?

All of the seeds sold in our shop come from the best producers from across the European Union. Thanks to a long-standing cooperation with them we were able to develop the most adequate storing and dispatch conditions, guaranteeing that you always receive fresh and carefully tested batches of seeds. Exclusion of the middlemen from the whole process not only makes it possible for us to avoid sending out-of-date seeds that might have been lying too long on a warehouse shelf, but also ensures the most attractive price for top quality products.

The quality control process

All our seeds must pass a four-stage quality control process.

Stage one begins with a careful selection of the suppliers. Than we proceed with controlling their crops, foreign producers are not excluded from the quality control process. Plants are checked at every stage of their development: when they start to grow, during blooming and when they start bearing fruit (seeds). At this stage the most important thing is to ensure proper spacing of the plants. Thanks to that obtaining the desired morphological characteristics of each particular species or variety, such as colour, height and shape, can be ensured.

Stage two consists of a detailed verification tests in laboratory conditions. With the use of the highest quality equipment by the highly qualified staff, our suppliers perform more than 30 000 quality checks annually. The seeds that do not meet our requirements are subject to technological refining processes, including drying, cleaning, upgrading and testing again.

Stage three starts with sowing seeds in selected control plots. That way we obtain valuable, exact information concerning their germination that must be maintained at an appropriate level. Simultaneously, the varietal identity of each species is checked at this stage.

Stage four takes place in our warehouses and consists of eliminating seeds that have been stored for too long on our shelves and replacing them with new batches. Each package is stamped with a unique batch number and also with the sow-by-date.

All four stages combined allow us to state with confidence that the seeds we deliver comply with the highest standards and have completed all required control stages with flying colours.

Prizes and awards

The seeds we sell are widely recognized for their quality and have won many awards. Our seeds won numerous gold medals and distinctions for their high quality. The World of Flowers was also honoured for its innovative approach.

Among those awards there were: TOP INNOVATION (June 2015), GOLD MEDAL AT THE POZNAN INTERNATIONAL FAIR (2015), CONSUMER QUALITY LEADER (2014), FARMER OF THE YEAR (2014).

In addition, we have also been awarded the “IDEAL BUSINESS” certificate for two years in a row.

Germination

We are committed to selling only the highest quality seeds. Taking into consideration the efforts we make daily, please also note that plants are living organisms and their germination and growth depends on many factors, such as temperature, soil type, humidity and the frequency with that they are watered, sowing time and conditions, use of fertilizers and plant protection agents (pesticides), as well as weather and climate conditions. We provide help by sharing the accurate and up-to-date sowing and growing information, however, we cannot bear any responsibility for the plants that were not cultivated in conditions appropriate for given species.

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