Microgreens Broccoli are specially prepared broccoli seeds intended for sprouting on a seeding tray. You harvest young leaves that delight with tender taste and are rich in vitamins, minerals, anti-cancer agent sulphoraphane and other valuable nutrients. Growing Microgreens is easy, quick and does not require much care. You may grow them at home, irrespective of the season.
Scientific name: Brassica oleracea convar. botrytis var. cymosa
Vegetation form: edible are young stems and leaves of the plant
Appearance: sprouting broccoli has thin stems that end with round, delicate, round leaves that take on appetizing, pale green colour.
Sowing time: all year long
Harvest time: 2 - 3 weeks after cultivation start.
Site and cultivation method: Seeds offered in our store should be sown into a pot, box or seeding tray. You may use any ready-made mixed soil for pot plants or special seeding soil with dolomite. Take care of the proper lighting and watering of the culture, but avoid sites directly exposed to light, such as south-facing windowsills and direct vicinity of radiators.
Spacing: Seeds should be placed evenly on the soil surface.
Frost resistance: no
Use: Tender, fresh taste of young broccoli leaves will add flavour to salads and sandwiches. Seedlings of this useful plant contain easily assimilable proteins, large amount of provitamin A, vitamin C, B vitamins and all minerals. Broccoli is a rich source of the valuable anti-oxidant, sulphoraphane, that destroys free radicals, preventing cancer development. This vegetable supplies us with chlorophyll and fibre, increasing resistance of our body and supporting weight loss.
- Weight: 3 g
- Use: direct, raw consumption
- Harvest time: 2 - 3 weeks after the sow
- Site: Indoors - warm, not directly exposed to sunlight, nor in the vicinity of radiators