THE SPROUTS SIZE DEPENDS ON YOUR VARIETY
THE RIGHT SPROUT SIZE
Some sprouts need only have a small white tip. Others must be cultivated till they unfold their first small leaves. Two types can even be grown to both tip and leaf.
LITTLE WHITE TIP
A small white tip means, the seed has only just developed a small tail or tip of 1-2 cm. This tip has no leaves nor show
signs of leaf at the end of the tip. These sprouts are grown only to a tip:
Red lentils • Green lentils • Mung beans • Chickpeas • Peas • Grain
SPROUTS WITH LEAVES
Sprouts with the leaves means that the seed has grown a long stem and at the end of the stem has formed its first small, elegant leaves.
These sprouts are cultivated to leaf state:
Broccoli • Fenugreek • Endive • Fennel • Cress • Daikon • Clover • Alfalfa • Rape • Kale • Radish • Rucola • Cabbage • Mustard • Sunflower
EITHER TIP OR LEAF
The sprouts mentioned above should always be grown to the recommended length. However two kinds of sprouts may be cultured either for sprouts or leaves. These two ‘multifunctional’ sprouts are:
Corn • Peas
You can grow those either to filling corn sprouts or till they form long, thin, green liquorice-flavored maize leaves. The peas may be grown to sweet pea sprouts or into delicious,organic pea shoots.
TOO LONG SPROUTS
Have you let the sprouts grow too long, so they have leaves even though they should only have had a tip? Your organic sprouting seeds are completely natural seeds. Therefore, you can choose to put the sprout in a pot with soil and grow them further until they become a fully grown plant.