Characteristics of Melon Cantaloupe microgreens
If you're in the business of seed cultivation and microgreen sales, we have an exceptional product that will not only delight your customers but also boost your business.
Meet one of the NEW varieties in our MP SEEDS online shop - Melon Cantaloupe microgreens seeds. These little leaves are very sweet and crispy, with big, full of water, crispy leaves similar to sunflowers microgreens.
You can grow them within 14 days in total. They will be the perfect addition to any salad or sandwich. Can you already see the description in the restaurant menu?! Cesar's salad with melon microgreens garnish, souds great, right?
But before we get into the tasty stuff, let's start with the growing basics.
How to grow Melon microgreens seeds? Cultivation tips:
Now, let's talk about how to cultivate these melon micros.
- First, you'll need to choose a container.
- Melon microgreens do well in shallow trays.
- Do not soak the melon seeds before planting.
- Fill your container with potting soil (as they prefer it from other substrates), and then sprinkle your melon microgreen seeds on top.
- They give seeds 2-3 days of blackout phase.
- Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.
- Place your tray of seeds in a location with access to plenty of indirect sunlight or under grow lights. Melon Cantaloupe Microgreens thrive in bright conditions.
- They need around 10 days to grow, and your microgreens are ready to harvest!
- We recommend to harvest them in the morning, because of water and sugar retention.
Nutrition and health benefits of Melon microgreens:
Like you have probably heard, all microgreens are packed with nutrients! Some studies even suggest that they contain up to 30 times more nutrients than their fully grown counterparts. So, as you might guess there is no exeption with melon microgreens!
Beyond their culinary prowess, Melon Cantaloupe Microgreens offer a range of health benefits that today's health-conscious consumers are sure to appreciate:
Nutrient-Rich: These microgreens are a nutritional powerhouse, packed with vitamins A and C. These vitamins are essential for maintaining healthy skin, boosting immunity, and promoting overall well-being.
Dietary Fiber: Melon Cantaloupe Microgreens provide dietary fiber, aiding in digestion and promoting a feeling of fullness, making them a valuable addition to health-focused dishes.
Potassium: They are also a good source of potassium, which supports heart health and helps regulate blood pressure.
Culinary usage of Melon micro greens:
Melon Cantaloupe Microgreens aren't just a garnish; they're an ingredient that can elevate a wide range of dishes to gourmet status:
Salads: Add a handful of Melon Cantaloupe Microgreens to your salads for an unexpected burst of cantaloupe flavor and a delightful textural element or as a salad base
Sandwiches and Wraps: Elevate your sandwiches and wraps with a touch of natural sweetness and a unique crunch that will keep your customers coming back for more.
Garnish and Decor: Use these microgreens as a delightful garnish for soups, appetizers, and main courses. They also make elegant table decorations, enhancing the visual appeal of your dishes.
Flavor Pairings: Experiment with pairing them with other ingredients like fruits, cheeses, or cured meats to create harmonious and flavorful combinations that will leave a lasting impression on your customers.
Plus, they taste amazing! A little bit of melon micros everyday and you can give up on your pills.
|Seed Category:||Microgreens Seeds|
|Latin Name:||Cucumis Melo|
|Seed count per gram:||100 seeds|
|Sow density 10x20 tray:||150 grams|
|Sprout in low temp.:||No|
|Soaking:||Yes up to 2 hours|
|Blackout Time:||5-6 days|
|Total growing time:||16-20 days|
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