Sprout & Microgreen Seed

10 easy steps to grow Microgreens at home.

Microgreens are  a wonderful easy way to include healthy, tasty greens in your diet all year round.

It’s simple, and takes up a minimal amount of time and space for quick and nutritious rewards.

Many speciality stores now stock a range of Microgreens, that are ready to toss into salads or enjoy on your gourmet sarmies. High class restaurants, not to be outdone, are serving up Microgreens as an artisanal offering or part of a gourmet meal.

Microgreens are packed with flavour, are sweet, tender and oh, so delicious. Chefs know this and use it to best effect in some of their most outstanding creations.

To enable you to grow your own Microgreens at home, we at Livingseeds have created unique blends and single seed options that can be used for Sprouting or as Microgreens. Many varieties can be used for both growing options, it’s just a matter of preference on your part.

These quick tips that will help you to produce your own Microgreens at a fraction of the cost of store bought Microgreens.

  1. Micro greens are basically densely grown seedlings that are cut at the four / six leaf stage.
  2. Bright light is an important requirement for healthy, tasty Microgreens.
  3. Small pots or shallow trays with drainage holes are important. (Recycled Styrofoam  trays are a great option as you can just toss them when you are done.)
  4. Fill with a good germination or seedling mix.
  5. Soak the seed for 2-4 hrs.
  6. Thoroughly moisten the soil and lightly sprinkle your Microgreens seed of choice into the mix and cover lightly.
  7. Germination takes 3-6 days and then another 10-14 days to harvest.
  8. Cut them when they are less than 6cm tall and have more than 4 true leaves.
  9. Set up successive trays for a continued harvest.
  10. It really is that simple.

 

Our selection of Sprouting and Microgreen Seed is available below.


Asian Blend Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Asian Blend

Asian Leaf Blend (Brassica spp) A unique in-house blend of the most popular, life giving, Asia..

R111.02 Ex Tax: R111.02

Broccoli Sprouts Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Broccoli Sprouts

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) A member of the cruciferous vegetable family, Broccoli i..

R73.80 Ex Tax: R73.80

Bulls Blood Beetroot 70g Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Bulls Blood Beetroot 70g

Bulls Blood Beetroot (Beta vulgaris) The deepest red beetroot you can find. So red in fact tha..

R70.76 Ex Tax: R70.76

Cleansing Health Blend 200 gr Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Cleansing Health Blend 200 gr

Livingseeds Logo.   Cleansing Health Blend (Brassica, Raphanus, Medicago and Trifolium..

R87.94 Ex Tax: R87.94

Corelette Radish Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Coralette Radish

Raphanus sativusA beautiful fast growing pink to deep pink stemmed radish. This radish has a beautif..

R96.54 Ex Tax: R96.54

Daikon Radish 200 gr Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Daikon Radish 200 gr

Daikon Radish (Raphinus sativa) A super quick sprout, in a warm location you can have Diakon r..

R84.04 Ex Tax: R84.04

Green Basil Microgreen Seed Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Green Basil Microgreen Seed

Ocimum basilicumGreen basil is a really superb herb that will add colour and zest to your microgreen..

R45.83 Ex Tax: R45.83

Green Swiss Chards Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Green Swiss Chards

Lovely cost effective Swiss Chard for microgreening. Tasty, quick growing microgreen that will not f..

R64.76 Ex Tax: R64.76

Livingseeds Microgreen Base Tray

Livingseeds Microgreen Black Tray

The Livingseeds Microgreen base tray has been specifically designed for microgreen growing and have ..

R13.84 R16.28 Ex Tax: R13.84

Livingseeds Microgreen Green Tray

Livingseeds Microgreen Green Tray

The Livingseeds Microgreen trays are specifically designed for microgreen growing and have specifi..

R13.84 R16.28 Ex Tax: R13.84

Livingseeds Microgreens System Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Livingseeds Microgreens System

New Release Autumn 2020!!!We have just received our new Microgreens Growing trays. Unfortunately our..

R350.00 Ex Tax: R350.00

Mineral Rich Clover Blend Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Mineral Rich Clover Blend

(Used for Sprouting and Microgreens) Clovers are exceptionally high in Calcium, Iron, Magnesium..

R115.54 Ex Tax: R115.54

Mizuna Green Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Mizuna Green

Outstanding Asian brassica that makes a superb sprout and microgreen. The flavour develops as the li..

R86.63 Ex Tax: R86.63

Mustard Green Frills 180g Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Mustard Green Frills 180g

Mustard Green Frills (Brassica juncea) Stunning deeply ruffled leaves. This is a lovely mild f..

R160.56 Ex Tax: R160.56

Mustard Red Frills Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Mustard Red Frills

Beautiful red frilly, spicy, mustard leaves that really give a great showing in any dish. High on th..

R98.66 Ex Tax: R98.66

Onion Sprouts Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Onion Sprouts

A delicious sprout with a sweet and nutty flavour. Great in salads and on sandwiches. This sprout ha..

R200.91 Ex Tax: R200.91

Red Amaranth (Sprouting Seed) Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Red Amaranth (Sprouting Seed)

An exceptionally healthy sprout and microgreen with a host of reported nutritional benefits. A fast ..

R163.76 Ex Tax: R163.76

Red Swiss Chards Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Red Swiss Chards

Beautiful pinkish-red Swiis Chard really stands out in any dish. High on the list of phytonutrient d..

R65.03 Ex Tax: R65.03

Rocket Microgreen Seed Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Rocket Microgreen Seed

Exceptionally popular microgreen variety.Rocket is an easy microgreen and very quick growing. Produc..

R90.72 Ex Tax: R90.72

Sprouting Peas Sprout & Microgreen Seed

Sprouting Peas

Sprouting Peas (Pisium sativum) Succulent, tender, sweet and appetising. The best words to des..

R86.58 Ex Tax: R86.58

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