- Taste: The fresh green of broccoli Calabrese is slightly reminiscent of Chinese cabbage with its spicy savoury taste.
- Ingredients: Broccoli greens are characterized by a high content of the antioxidant sulphoraphane, a mustard oil glycoside with health benefits (up to 100 times higher than in mature broccoli vegetables). It contains mustard oil and sulfur compounds (called glucosinolates) known to have anti-cancer effects. Also abundant in minerals (chromium, iron, fluoride, iodine, potassium, calcium, copper, manganese, magnesium sodium, phosphorus and zinc), vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, C, E, K and provitamin A, as well as the valuable secondary plant compounds: flavonoids, isoflavonoids, glucosinolates, polyphenols, mustard oils and carotene.
- Usage: Raw: in salads, on bread, for juicing, smoothies, herbal curd or to decorate your dishes.
- Positive properties: antibacterial, detoxifying, anti-inflammatory, blood sugar lowering, anti-cancer and -preventive.
Delivery: This offer includes the organic seeds without accessories. Below the product images, you may see a picture of the microgreens ready for harvesting, including tray and soil, so that you can get an idea of how it looks when it is ready to grow.
This seed can be used for growing microgreens as well as in sprouting jars and cress sieves.
Organic Microgreen and Sprouts Seeds Broccoli Calabrese. Seeds from controlled organic cultivation for sprout cultivation (DE ÖKO 006).
Botanical name: Brassica oleracea var. italica
Also called: Broccoli, Brittle cabbage, Asparagus cabbage, Winter flowering cabbage, Sprouting cabbage