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Sprouting Seeds Alfalfa


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Alfalfa Sprouting Seeds are nutritious vitamin-rich and sweet tasting sprouts. Ideal for stir-fries alfalfa is also delicious when used raw in sandwiches and salads. Blanch in boiling water and these sprouting seeds can also be added to stews casseroles and soups.

An airing cupboard is ideal if white sprouts are required or in the kitchen out of direct sunlight for green sprouts. This will give two slightly different tastes and textures.

Fast growing alfalfa can be sown all year round. Sprouting Seeds are easy to grow in a jam jar making them ideal for children or alternatively grow in a sprouting kit.

Type: Vegetable
Cropping: 2-6 days
Ideal for: Children

Sowing Instructions
Growing Indoors:

  • Put 2 tablespoons(50ml) of seed in a jam jar.

  • Cover seeds with about 250ml of water. Cover the jar with a piece of muslin and secure with a rubber band.

  • Soak seeds overnight. The seeds will swell considerably.

  • Drain water through the muslin cloth then rinse seeds in fresh water. Repeat the process drain well and place jar on its side.

  • Rinse seeds at least twice daily through the muslin cloth until sprouts are ready to eat. This is essential to avoid fermenting mouldy seedlings.

  • When ready to eat rinse and use straight from the jar.
  • Growing:
    Sprouted seeds will store in an unsealed polythene bag in the fridge for 3 or 4 days. Rinse regularly.

    1 x 40g packet

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