Basil shoots are ready in 18–23 days.
Microgreens contain vitamins A, B₁, B₂, B₃, B₅, B₆, C, E, and K, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, and potassium.
Benefits: shoots are rich in antioxidants that reduce free radicals and help prevent cancer. Antibacterial and antimicrobial properties help fight infections and viruses. Eating basil microgreens may help reduce stress.
Use in: salads, pasta dishes, desserts, or for garnishing.
Seeding density recommendation for basil ~ 2g of seeds on a 10 × 10 cm (100 cm²) tray.