Taste: The fresh green of broccoli with its spicy, piquant taste is slightly reminiscent of Chinese cabbage.
Ingredients: Broccoli green is characterized by a high content of the antioxidant sulphoraphane , a health-valuable mustard glycoside (up to 100 times higher than ripe broccoli vegetables). It contains mustard oil and sulfur compounds (called glucosinolates), which are well known for anti-cancer effects. In addition broccoli green contain abundant 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 substances: flavonoids, isoflavonoids, glucosinolates, polyphenols, mustard oils and carotene.
Usage: raw: in salad, on bread, for juicing, smoothies, herb quark or as a decoration of your dishes.
Positive properties: antibacterial, detoxifying, anti-inflammatory, lowering blood sugar, preventing and fighting cancer.
scope of delivery: This offer includes organic microgreens seeds without accessories. Under the product pictures you may see an image of the broccoli green ready for harvest, including tray and soil, so you can get an idea of how it looks ready grown.
This seed can be used for growing microgreen as well as in sprouting jar and cress sieve.
Microgreen cultivation: To grow broccoli as a microgreen, you do not need to soak the organic sprouting seeds.The best option is to cover your growing bowl for the first 2-3 days in an airtight and dark place so that all seeds can germinate optimally. You can harvest after about 6-10 days. More detailed information and tips on microgreen cultivation can be found here.
Cultivation in sprouting jar: To cultivate fresh broccoli sprouts, soak the organic sprouting seeds overnight (approx. 8 hours). After draining, please rinse the broccoli sprouts twice a day. After 3-6 days you can eat the healthy and tasty broccoli sprouts. You can find an exact guide for the sprouting jar here.
Cultivation in the cress sieve: To grow broccoli in a cress sieve, soak the organic sprouting seeds overnight (about 8 hours). Afterwards, you can distribute the seeds evenly on the sieve and cover them dark and airtight for about 2 days. We recommend you to rinse the seedlings twice every day and after 4-6 days you can eat the sprouts. More detailed information about the cultivation in the cress sieve can be found here.
Organic microgreen and sprouting seeds broccoli. Seeds from certified organic farming for sprouts and microgreens (DE ÖKO 006).
Origin of seeds: Italy
Botanical name: Brassci rapa cymosa
Also called: broccoli, crumbly cabbage, asparagus cabbage, winter flower cabbage, sprout cabbage
Note: The broccoli seed can be used for about one year if stored well. In the case of seeds, good means: dry, airtight and cool storage. Since we ship our sprouting seeds in environmentally friendly paper bags that are not completely airtight, our Miron jars, for example, are ideal for storage your seeds.