Alfalfa shoots are ready in 8–10 days.
They contain: vitamins A, B₁, B₂, B₉, C and K, magnesium, iron and copper.
Benefits: alfalfa microgreens contain a number of bioactive substances and antioxidants, whichpromote the secretion of enzymes and regulate metabolism. Alfalfa microgreens help reduce the risk of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, arteriosclerosis and are good for digestion. Alfalfa microgreens contain saponin. Saponin lowers the bad cholesterol, but not the good HDL cholesterol. Saponin also stimulates the immune system by increasing the activity of natural killer cells, such as T-lymphocytes and interferon, accelerating the recovery of dead cells and tissues.
Use in: salads, sandwiches, juice, smoothies, dips or garnishing.
How thickly should I sow the seeds? It all depends on the size of the seeds.
Sowing recommendation for broccoli ~ 2g of seeds on a 10 × 10 cm (100 cm²) tray.