kale seeds

£3

T-shirts are worn by Beyonce, you're offered it in a smoothie, salads, anywhere it can be used. Kale is just filled with goodness. Budding health benefits, grown as a microgreen adds a sense of healthy eating to your salads... or burgers. 

BOTANICAL NAME
Brassica oleracea

NICKNAME
Curly Kale and Borecole

QUANTITY
150 seeds

PLANT SIZE
Height: 5cm

CONTAINER SIZE
Pack contains enough to grow in 2x 10cm wide shallow containers.

SOWING
Indoor: All year round

GROW TIME
Germination: 4-6 days
Matures: 17 days

SPACING
Sow half the packet over a 10cm container.

WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Most light conditions
Soil: Moist but well drained
Water: Mist to keep it moist
Food: Happy as it is

COMPANION PLANTS
Great in the kitchen with the kettle and toaster

OUR TIPS
For the first two days, cover the seeds so they are in darkness to help them germinate. Place somewhere warm, on top of the fridge is a great way to start them off.

BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Kitchen goodness
Grow indoors
Quick crop
Tasty foliage

HARVESTING
Snip micro greens above the soil line once they are 3-5cm tall. 

MAKES FOR GREAT...
Toppings for salad or a bit of zing for your stir fry.

HEALTH BENEFITS
Kale sprouts contain vitamins A, B, C, E and K.
Kale sprouts are rich in calcium.
Source of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, carotene, chlorophyll, amino acids, trace elements and antioxidants
Protein: 30-35%
During sprouting, minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, bind to protein, making them more bioavailable. The content of vitamins and essential fatty acids also increase during the sprouting process.

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