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Learn how to grow sprouts at home most effectively

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How to grow sprouts at home effectively

In urban or rural areas, it is not difficult to find a household that grows sprouts at home, because sprouts are vegetables that are cultivated in a short time, harvested after only 5 to 7 days after sowing. seeds and has a very high content of micronutrients.

Sprouts are easy to digest, rich in vitamins, organic minerals, amino acids, proteins, beneficial enzymes, and phytochemicals, which are necessary for the plant to germinate and grow. These nutrients play a very important role in human health.

Then let’s find out the most effective ways to grow sprouts at home.

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The most effective sprouting

Sprouts

Currently, there are mainly 4 commonly grown varieties:

  • Sprouts Radish: Like other sprouts, it contains 5 times more nutritional value than regular vegetables. In addition, radish sprouts also provide fiber, beauty, anti-aging skin, prevent cancer and prevent the hardening of cells.
  • Sprouts sunflower: quite nutritious, containing many vitamins and minerals as well as chlorophyll, amino acids, protein and fiber needed by the body. Eating sunflower sprouts helps keep bones healthy, nerve function and muscles work well
  • Sprouts spinach: has a much higher nutritional content than regular vegetables, carries many vitamins, fiber and many trace elements.
  • Sprouts Tofu: always very Rich in vitamins such as biotin, vitamin K, amino acids and other nutrients needed by the body.

How to grow sprouts at home

Growing sprouts in styrofoam

*Ingredient:

– 3 Styrofoam boxes (40cm x 50cm x 7cm), 2cm lining paper, cardboard, watering tools with misting nozzles.

– 6kg of clean soil that has been treated with impurities.

* Planting:

– Step 1: Soak the seeds

Soak the water in the ratio of 2 boiling and 3 cold. Then proceed to remove the flat, deep, small seeds, these seeds will not germinate or if they do sprout, they will not grow quickly or in the middle, they will die.

Depending on whether the seed is large or small, the soaking time varies. With white or red radish seeds, soak for 5-6 hours. With the object being the seeds of morning glory, leave it for 10-12 hours.

Step 2: Sowing seeds

sprouts in styrofoam
sprouts grown in styrofoam

Growing sprouts in Styrofoam:

+ Pour the potting soil into the styrofoam container so that the soil has a thickness of 3cm and place it in a cool place, avoiding exposure to sunlight.

+ Water a little water on the ground, spread absorbent paper evenly on the surface of the soil and then water again (so that when harvesting sprouts, it will not be soiled to cause dirt). Seeds need to be sown carefully by hand, with an average density of 10g seeds/40cm2.

+ After sowing, water again for the 3rd time, then use cardboard to cover and wait for 2 days

Step 3: Water regularly

Daily watering for sprouts is good, but watering must be moderate, providing enough moisture for sprouts to grow well to avoid overwatering, making the seeds waterlogged. It is recommended to water every day with a mist sprayer to avoid affecting the sprouts, on average 1-2 times a day in the early morning and cool afternoon.

– Step 4: Harvest

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Green vegetables can be harvested

After a period of 3 to 4 days when the sprouts begin to sprout, move the Styrofoam box to a place with more light but still avoid direct exposure to natural sunlight. By the 7th day after putting the sprouts out in the light, the vegetables will start to turn green and they can be harvested.

Growing sprouts with tissue paper:

*Ingredient:

-Tissue. You can immediately use the usual tissue that your family uses.

-Plastic, stainless steel or any kind of pots and pans can be used for storage.

* Planting:

-Step 1: Soak the seeds

Seeds are soaked in water in the ratio of 2 boiling and 3 cold. Then proceed to remove the seeds that are flat, deep, small, these seeds will not germinate or if they do sprout, they will not grow quickly or in the middle, they will die. Depending on whether the seed is large or small, the soaking time varies.

With white or red radish seeds, soak for 5-6 hours. With the object being the seeds of morning glory, leave it for 10-12 hours.

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sow seeds in tissue paper

-Step 2: Sowing seeds

Spread the tissue paper on the tray, water it with water, then sow the seeds on top and water again to soak the seeds, then bring the tray to a dark place, avoid light to incubate.

The incubation time will be from 1-3 days, depending on the type of seed.

-Step 3: Water every day

In order for seeds to have the necessary amount of water to germinate, you should water about 1-2 times per day. The older the sprouts, the more water they will need, however, you should not water too much because it can cause the vegetables to become waterlogged.

-Step 4: Harvest

sprouts can be harvested
Vegetables can be harvested

After a few days of incubation in the dark, you will see the vegetables begin to sprout, at this time, if the cotyledons are yellow, do not worry too much.

The next step in the growing process sprouts that is to bring vegetables to light, the yellow color of the cotyledons will fade and gradually turn green, the vegetables will also grow much faster.

You still continue to water daily as usual, after about 7 days you can proceed to harvest the finished product, ending the process of growing at home.

Here are 2 planting methods sprouts The most popular and effective at home, have you learned it yet?

See also: The technique of growing gerbera flowers

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaneyhttps://agrisearch.net
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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