Broccoli makes an excellent microgreen, as it is one of the easiest crops to grow. It has a deliciously mild, fresh brocolli or cabbage flavor and makes a great garnish and addition to any microgreens salad.
Broccoli grows very fast and is one of the easiest microgreens to grow. It can be sown a little more thickly than other seeds. Keep in the dark with the black-out dome for 3 days and then flip the lid on days 4 and 5 to put a little stress on the emerging seedlings. This will strengthen the crop.
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Broccoli colors up quickly and is greener than most other crops. It is a hardy and substantial microgreen that has a fresh, mild cabbage flavor. They are also favored for their health benefits, being a great source of sulforaphane. It is an excellent choice as a base for any micro greens salad.
|Latin Name:||Brassica oleracea var. italica|
|Microgreen Color:||thin white stem with shades of green on top|
|Microgreen Flavor:||fresh, mild broccoli or cabbage flavor|
|Nutrients:||Vitamins A and C, calcium, iron, and phosphorus|
|Preferred Growing Medium:||Hydroponic or Soil|
|Seeding Rate per 10"x 20" tray:||1 oz|
|Blackout Time:||2-4 days|
|Germination Time:||2-3 days|
|Estimated time to Harvest:||8-12 days|