Organic Broccoli seeds for Microgreens
These Organic Broccoli seeds are easy to grow into Microgreens in your kitchen all year. This variety of broccoli seeds has the Latin name Brassica rapa cymosa. They are also called: Broccoli, Brittle cabbage, Asparagus cabbage, Winter flowering cabbage, Sprouting cabbage
Vitamins and minerals in Broccoli
Broccoli Microgreens contain the vitamins: A, B, C, E, K and the minerals: Potassium, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus.
Broccoli sprouts and microgreens also have a high content of sulforaphane.
Taste and use in food
Your home-grown microgreens of the variety Broccoli Rapa – Rapini – has a delicious mild taste of raw broccoli. As a microgreen, your Broccoli Rapa / Rapini is a delicious substitute for regular salad in sandwiches, green salads, dips and wraps.
You can also choose to blend your Broccoli sprouts or microgreens into a healthy smoothie with other vegetables. Or you can stew it with spinach. Some choose to juice it to get larger amounts of antioxidants from their Broccoli plants.
You can grow your organic Broccoli seeds into either sprouts or microgreens. If your kitchen temperature is 18-23 ° C / 64-73 ° F, your Broccoli sprouts should be ready for harvest after 6 days of cultivation. At the same temperature, they should have grown to mature microgreens after a total of 12 days.
Cultivation device for Broccoli microgreens
You will get the best result of your Broccoli Micro, if you cultivate the plants in a device, that let the plants get plenty of oxygen. A SproutPearl sprouter or a Hemp mat are both very good for this plant.
See SproutPearl sprouter or See Hemp mat
Microgreens need light and fertilizer
If you grow Microgreens, then the plants need artificial light and extra fertilizer from day 7 of the cultivation. Under MICRO KIT you can find descriptions about the right amount of light and fertilizer for Microgreens when you use each product. Visit Micro Kit
I have also written different blog articles about microgreens. Those may interest you and give you tips for succes.
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