Kale is an easy 5-day sprout that grows well in a jar or sprouting tray. Kale sprouts contain high levels of the cellular detoxifier sulforphane, which may help to prevent cancer and rejuvenate the immune system.
Days to Sprout
Sprout- 4-5 Microgreen- 10-14
1 tbsp of dry seed yields approx. 3-4 cups of sprouts.
Our seeds should sprout well for a year after you purchase them, if stored in a cool dry place. If you'd like to extend the germination life of your seeds, store them in the fridge. If you store your seeds in the freezer, they'll last almost indefinitely.
Rich in vitamins K, C, B6, and E, folate, dietary fiber phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium.
Did You Know
During World War II, the cultivation of kale in the U.K. was encouraged by the Dig for Victory campaign. The vegetable was easy to grow and provided important nutrients to supplement those missing from a normal diet because of rationing.
Best Sprouting Method
Sprouting Tray ( Such as SproutMaster)
Soak 2 to 4 hours – Put 1-2 Tbsp. seed in a wide mouth jar. Cover jar with screen; secure with a rubber band. Add water, swirl, and drain. Refill jar with water. Soak seeds 2 to 4 hours. Drain water well and invert jar at an angle in a sink or a bowl.
Rinse twice a day – Rinse seeds by refilling jar with water and gently swirling. Drain well and invert jar.
Enjoy! Ready to eat in 5 days – To keep fresh, refrigerate well drained sprouts. Sprouts store best when fairly dry- do not store immediately after rinsing.
Soak 2 to 4 hours – Rinse enough seed to cover the bottom of the sprouting tray. Cover seed with water for 2 to 4 hours. Drain, holding at an angle to remove excess water. Spread seed evenly on bottom of sprouting tray. Cover with lid or plastic bag.
Rinse twice a day – Rinse with water, using either gentle flow from tap, dipping in a sink, or spraying. Drain thoroughly.
Enjoy! Ready in 10 to 12 days – Refrigerate to keep fresh. Harvest by cutting above roots as needed. Microgreens store best when fairly dry- do not store immediately after rinsing.