Microgreens are tender shoots of vegetables or herbs which 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. Microgreens 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 indoors or outdoors.
- Common Names: Turnip, white turnip, baby turnip, cabbage turnip
- DESCRIPTION: Turnip microgreens have vibrant green leaves and white/pink stems. turnip microgreen is easy to grow, and prefers a low light environment.
- FLAVOUR / TEXTURE: It has a tender and fresh texture. Some people think the flavor is similar to sharp taste of kale or spinach. Others say they taste like a mix between a mild turnip and non-spicy radish with a sweet cabbage-like flavor
- CULINARY USAGE: It is a great choice for garnishing soups, salad, and sandwiches.
- NUTRITION AND HEALTH BENEFITS: The tender microgreens, packed with Vitamins A, B, C, E, K, beta-carotene, and calcium, magnesium, and iron, have shown to boost cardiovascular health, reduce the risk of diabetes, and improve digestion. Turnip greens can help maintain healthy skin and hair, because of their high vitamin A content. Turnip greens are a good source of both folic acid and iron which helps infertility and pregnancy. Turnip greens contain choline, an important nutrient that helps with sleep, muscle movement, learning, and memory.
- Can be grown in Indian climate/weather conditions
- IMPORTANT: Seeds are only for growing at Home Garden or in the field, Should Not be consumed directly in any form