Soak: 4-6 hours
Days to Maturity: 5-7 Days
Suitable Sprout Method: Tray, Sack, or Jar
Flavor: Fresh and slightly sweet
Popular Uses: Soups, Sandiches, and Salads
Nutrients: Vitamins B, C, and K, folic acid, and fiber
Alfalfa sprouts are among the most popular and easy sprouts to grow. They contain loads of vital nutrients: Calcium, Iron, trace elements, Vitamins A, B, C, E, and K. Alfalfa sprouts are what people typically think of when you mention organic sprouts. They are the ones you commonly see at a salad bar. Alfalfa is rich in phytochemicals.
Furthermore, they contain high concentrations of antioxidants, the body's defense against the destruction of DNA which is the cause of aging. Alfalfa sprouts are abundant sources of vitamins A, B, C, E and K, the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Also carotene, chlorophyll, amino acids and trace elements. They contain 35% protein. Organic Alfalfa seed can produce over ten times the seeds weight in sprouts, one pound of alfalfa seed produces 10-14 pounds of sprouts. Order Your Organic Alfalfa Sprouts Seed Today!
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