Sorrel, Red Veined microgreens seeds- 30 days for growing red veined leaves
Sorrel is a bushy plant worth interest due to its decorative, interesting color and edible leaves, which are a tasty addition to summer salads and soups. It's sour, lemony, mysterious taste will move your cooking experience to next level. Enterprising gardeners looking for a challenge will be intrigued by the prospect of cultivating MP SEEDS Sorrel microgreens. With their beautiful red veined leaves, these tricky greens are not recommended for rookies - but with patience and care they can produce delicious rewards!
How to grow Sorrel, Red veined microgreens?
With it's botanical name lat. Rumex sanguineus, Sorrel microgreens cultivation requires dedication and patience.
- Make sure not to soak the seeds before planting them, as this is unnecessary for their growth.
- The germination process takes 7 days +
- Using fertilizer is a MUST, like with other small seeded microgreens.
- 14 days growing phase for full grown baby leaves! Of course you can grow it to full size or only to babyleaf stage.
- You can use peat substrate
- Give the seeds some air in every 3 days during the germination
- Do not cover the seeds during the germination
- But during the germination you can, give some light to the seeds
- Color of light doesn’t matter
- Give the germinated sprouts the light as soon as possible to not have too long stem
It's important that you space out the sowing of Sorrel properly, because too dense seeding will cause complications during development. Also don't forget: sterile conditions, plenty of light and air alongside hydroponic systems are essential elements in ensuring healthy plant growth with delicious end results!
PRO TIP: To promote sprouting time freeze the seeds before sowing for 3 days.
Health benefits and usage:
Sorrel is widely appreciated for its delicious soup, but it can also be used in a variety of other dishes to provide an added zest. Not only does Red veined Sorrel bring excellent flavor to your plate — with just 23 calories per 100 grams and packed full of vitamins like beta-carotene (greatest concentration of all micro greens), vitamin C, Iron and Calcium plus fiber — you'll reap the benefits that this powerhouse vegetable has to offer!
Sorrel is a powerhouse of health benefits, but it's important to enjoy in moderation. Due to its ability to deplete Calcium from the body if consumed in large quantities, it's best not exceed 100 g per serving - especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women who should consult their doctor before including Sorrel as part of their diet.
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