kale 'green curled dwarf' seeds
T-shirts are worn by Beyonce, you're offered it in a smoothie, salads, anywhere it can be used. Kale is just filled with goodness. Budding health benefits, grown as a microgreen adds a sense of healthy eating to your salads... or burgers.
Curly Kale and Borecole
Pack contains enough to grow in 2x 10cm wide shallow containers.
Indoor: All year round
Germination: 4-6 days
Matures: 17 days
Sow half the packet over a 10cm container.
WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Most light conditions
Soil: Moist but well drained
Water: Mist to keep it moist
Food: Happy as it is
Great in the kitchen with the kettle and toaster
For the first two days, cover the seeds so they are in darkness to help them germinate. Place somewhere warm, on top of the fridge is a great way to start them off.
BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Snip micro greens above the soil line once they are 3-5cm tall.
MAKES FOR GREAT...
Toppings for salad or a bit of zing for your stir fry.
Kale sprouts contain vitamins A, B, C, E and K.
Kale sprouts are rich in calcium.
Source of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, carotene, chlorophyll, amino acids, trace elements and antioxidants
During sprouting, minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, bind to protein, making them more bioavailable. The content of vitamins and essential fatty acids also increase during the sprouting process.