Broccoli microgreens are vegetables that are harvested just after they have sprouted and produced their first set of true leaves. Despite their small size, they pack a nutritional punch, often containing higher nutrient levels than more mature vegetable greens.
Microgreens are relatively easy to grow on a small scale and can also thrive indoors if indirect bright light is available.Broccoli has large flower heads, usually dark green in color, arranged in a tree-like structure branching out from a thick stalk which is usually light green.
The mass of flower heads is surrounded by leaves.Follow the steps to grow your own Microgreens:Select a container having 4-6 inch upper diameter.Fill the container with well drained and nutrient rich soil leaving some space (About 1 inch) below rim.Scatter seeds over potting soil in a planter and cover with another thin layer of soil.Mist the soil with water and Cover the seed container with a transparent plastic paper.Place near a source of bright indirect sunlight or under artificial bright light.Continue to mist the seeds to keep the soil moist. DonÃƒÆ’ ¢Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡ ¬Ãƒ ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾ ¢t overwater it.Remove plastic wrapping once seeds start to germinate.After germination the Microgreens will be ready to harvest in 2-3 weeks.
||Wild cabbage, Headless cabbage, Chinese broccoli (Engl.)
Planting and care
- Keep the seedlings container in indirect bright sunlight
- The soil should be well drained
- Apply Water occasionally to keep the growing medium moist
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the growing medium to check the moisture, if dry then apply water
- Do not overwater
- Remove dead, infected or damaged seedlings from container
Water the seedlings to keep the growing media moist.
Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Do not over water.
||Use cocopeat or well drained soil for growing microgreens.
||15 to 30-degree celsius.
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