Micro greens are tender shoots of vegetable or herbs whish are approx 13 inches (2.5-7.5 cm) tall. They are consumed / harvested just after the cotyledon leaves or first true set of leaves are developed. They have an aromatic flavor and highly concentrated nutrient content and come in a variety of colors and textures. Micro greens can add sweetness and spiciness to foods.
Microgreens are easy and convenient to grow, as they don’t require much equipment or time. They can be grown year-round, both indoor or outdoors.
- Common Names : Mizuna, Japanese mustard greens, spider mustard, kyona mizuna, potherb mustard
- DESCRIPTION : Mizuna micro green sports jagged-edge vivid green lace-like leaves and a bright yellow to white stem.
Mizuna is a very mild japanese mustard.
- FLAVOUR / TEXTURE : It offer a garden-fresh flavor and a tender texture. Has a mild and tangy, bitter-sweet, green flavor with subtle notes of pepper and mustard.
- CULINARY USAGE : The peppery microgreens can be incorporated into salads and are frequently mixed with other sharp lettuces, or they can be sprinkled over soups and stews, smashed onto toast with creamy spreads, or layered into sandwiches for a mild mustard flavor.
- NUTRITION AND HEALTH BENEFITS : Mizuna microgreens is an excellent source of vitamin K to promote faster wound healing and is rich in vitamins A and C, antioxidants that reduce inflammation, protect the body against environmental aggressors, and boost the immune system. The greens also contain folate to help develop genetic material, iron to produce hemoglobin, a protein that transports oxygen through the blood, and lower amounts of phosphorus, zinc, calcium, and magnesiumare. It also contains powerful glucosinolates antioxidants linked to decreased cancer risk.
- Can be grown in Indian climate/weather conditions
- IMPORTANT : Seeds are only for growing at Home Garden or in field , Should Not be consumed directly in any form