Variety: Black Oilseed
Species: Helianthus annuus
Country of Origin: USA
Certification: Canada Organic, USDA Organic
Weight: 60g pack (enough for two 5” x 10” trays)
Nutty taste, substantial and very crunchy, sunflower shoots are probably the most popular type of microgreen. They work particularly well in salads!
A good source of healthy fats, fiber, and protein. High in chlorophyll and containing a range of vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A, B, C, D, and E, plus calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, and trace amounts of zinc, copper, chromium, and manganese.
Microgreen Growing Method:
- Presoak: 12 hours
- Suitable Growth Medium: Soil (avoid ProMix)
- Germination time: 3-4 days (weighted)
- Harvest time: 10-12 days