Red cabbage shoots are ready in 10–12 days.
They contain: vitamins A, B₁, B₂, B₃, B₉, C, and K, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, sulpher, manganese.
Benefits: Red cabbage contains large quantities of vitamin C. It is rich in antioxidants and strengthens your immune system. Red cabbage shoots contain 40 times more nutrients than the fully grown vegetable. Red cabbage contains ten times more vitamins than green cabbage. It also contains cancer-fighting flavonoids and high levels of antioxidants that improve eye, tooth and bone health. Contains potassium, which helps lower blood pressure. Studies have shown that red cabbage shoots help lower cholesterol levels. Red cabbage microgreens contain anti-cancer compounds known to stimulate enzyme activity and inhibit tumour growth.
Use in: salads, sandwiches, juices or garnishing.
Read more about red cabbage microgreens on our blog.
How thickly should I sow the seeds? It all depends on the size of the seeds.
Sowing recommendation for red cabbage ~ 2g of seeds on a 10 × 10 cm (100 cm²) tray.