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Brussels Sprouts (Long Island)

Posted by Afolabi Akeredolu on

Brussels Sprouts (Long Island) Seeding:Approx 1 Oz. for a 10"x20" traySeed Presoak: NoGrowing Medium: hydroponic, soilPreferred Medium: hydroponicBlackout Time: 3 daysGermination Rate:  highGermination Time: 1 to 2 daysMicrogreens Harvest time: 8 to 10 daysMicrogreens Ideal Harvest: 10 daysMicro Greens Color: dark greenMicro Greens Flavor: mild brussels sprout Long Island Brussels sprout grows very fast.  Keep in the dark with the black-out dome for 3 days and then flip the lid on day 4 & 5 to put a little stress on the emerging seedlings.  Doing this strengthens the crop.  Brussels sprout color up quite quickly and is a dark green in color.  With a mild brussels sprout flavor, this is...

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Broccoli

Posted by Afolabi Akeredolu on

Broccoli Variety:  Waltham 29 Seeding:Approx 1 Oz of seed to a 10"x20" traySeed Presoak: NoGrowing Medium: hydroponic, soilPreferred Medium: hydroponicBlackout Time: 4-5 daysGermination Rate:  highGermination Time: 2 to 3 daysMicrogreens Harvest time: 8 to 12 daysMicrogreens Ideal Harvest: 10 daysBaby Salad / Adult Stage Harvest: not recommendedMicro Greens Color: greenMicro Greens Flavor: mild cabbage Broccoli grows very fast and is one of the easiest microgreens to grow.   It can be sown a little more thickly that other seeds. Keep in the dark with the black-out dome for 3 days and then flip the lid on day 4 & 5 to put a little stress on the emerging seedlings.  This will...

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Detroit Dark Red Beet

Posted by Afolabi Akeredolu on

Detroit Dark Red Beet Seeding:Approx 1.2 Oz will seed a 10"x20" traySeed Presoak: 8 to 12 hours in cold waterGrowing Medium: soilPreferred Medium:soilBlackout Time: 6-8 daysGermination Rate:  goodGermination Time: 3 to 4 daysMicrogreens Harvest time: 8 to 12 daysMicrogreens Ideal Harvest: 10 daysBaby Salad / Adult Stage Harvest: not recommended Color: green leaves with dark red stemsFlavor: earthy Harvest close to the soil to feature the colorful red stem. A fantastic garnish or accent to any dish for it's beauty When sowing in soil, spread the soaked seeds thickly across a slightly compacted bed of soil, then cover with a thin layer of soil. Tamp lightly.  Keep covered with the...

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Basil: (Dark Opal/Purple) (Genovese) (Thai)

Posted by Afolabi Akeredolu on

Basil:  (Dark Opal/Purple) (Genovese) (Thai) Seeding:Approx 1 Oz to a 10"x20" traySeed Presoak: No (mucilaginous)Growing Medium: hydroponic, soilPreferred Medium: hydroponic for microgreens, soil for baby greens and adult stageBlackout Time: 5-7 daysGermination Rate:  highGermination Time: 3 to 4 daysMicrogreens Harvest time: 8 to 12 daysMicrogreens Ideal Harvest: 10 daysBaby Salad / Adult Stage Harvest: 16+ days (grow in soil)Color:Thai and Genovese:green;  Dark Opal: purple with some green Flavor: Purple and Genovese:  intense basil; Thai: basil with a distinct hint of anise/licorice Keep damp with regular misting until sprouted and the roots are established.

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Arugula

Posted by Afolabi Akeredolu on

ArugulaSeeding:Approximately 1 Oz for a 10"x20" traySeed Presoak: NoGrowing Medium: hydroponic, soilPreferred Medium: hydroponic for microgreens, soil for baby greensBlackout Time: 4-6 daysGermination Rate: highGermination Time: 2 to 3 daysMicrogreens Harvest time: 8 to 12 daysMicrogreens Ideal Harvest: 10 daysBaby Salad / Adult Stage Harvest: 16+ days (grow in soil)Micro Greens Color: greenMicro Greens Flavor: pepperyArugula is a little tougher to grow, and grows a bit more slowly than other micros. You can harvest past 10 days for a larger leaf, or at about 10 days for a smaller leaf.It’s a favorite and generally considered a staple of the spicier...

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