SPROUTS & MICROGREENS
Broccoli can be cultivated to both sprouts and microgreens in your kitchen all year.
Broccoli belong to the bothanical family of Brassicaceae. The Latin name for this variety is Brassica oleracea.
Broccoli has a taste a little stronger than fully grown, raw broccoli. It is similar to lightly cooked, crisp broccoli heads.
Broccoli are just 10 cm long as sprouts from root tip to leaf top. As microgreens they are 15 cm long. They are green and white.
Broccoli microgreens and sprouts contain the nutrients: A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, C, K and Potassium, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus.
Broccoli sprouts form root hairs that resemple mould. Do not worry. They are just roots and you can eat the whole plant inkl the roots of both sprout and microgreens.
Broccoli sprouts take 6 days from seed to edible sprout. As microgreens they take 12 days from seed to microgreens ready for harvest and serving for your food.