This fast-growing market has become tremendously popular with both growers and chefs. For growers, Micro Greens have a low start-up cost for year-round production, are relatively easy to grow, and most can be harvested within 2-3 weeks. For chefs, they allow for interesting colors, flavors, and textures to be creatively combined to enhance any dish.
Organic Mustard Microgreen - WASABI (Brassica juncea) Bred especially for microgreen production. Grow Year round, 5 days for microgreens
While this is not true Wasabi, it is a variety bred especially for microgreen production and has a sharp, peppery flavor. Its large cotyledons or seed leaves make it showy and flavorful. This is not Wasabia japonica.
FLAVOR: earthy, mildly spicy
USES: asian dishes, seafood, salad, sandwiches, among others
Maturity: Approx. 10 days for microgreens
Planting season: Year round
Cultivation: For large sprouts or microgreens, sow seeds in spring to summer in sandy soil in a bright but cool location. Broadcast seeds and cover with a thin layer of soil. Keep uniformly moist. Harvest by cutting when seedlings reach 3-4". For smaller sprouts, use a sprouting jar indoors. Wash seeds thoroughly before planting and wash sprouts well before eating.