Sprouting grains and seeds into your own home is very simple affordable and practical. You do not go to any supermarket just to buy broccoli or even a backyard garden to plant one.
Many believe that sprouting seeds as broccoli takes a lot of energy and time but after trying it you’ll see that it’s easier than you expected.
To learn how to start sprouting broccoli seeds here are some steps to give you a head start
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You have to prepare materials needed for sprouting your broccoli seeds. You need a package of broccoli seeds (these are usually bought in the supermarket or organic stores). A jar the size of a liter of lukewarm water and a lot of patience.
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You need quart-sized jar for this. You must have water inside the glass until it is half full. Remember that water used must be lukewarm. Never an extremely cold or hot water inside.
Then you need to scoop up approximately about 1 and a half tablespoons of broccoli seeds into the jar and close it by turning mesh lid.
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You must clean the seeds of swirling water inside the jar with seeds and pour it out. Do this for about 2 to 3 times-interest-seed tend to grow faster than dirty ones.
After this pour hot water into the glass and cover the roughly three times its deepness and let the seeds soak for a day. Remember that you must keep it away from light as this promotes germination to occur.
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After soaking drain lukewarm water. Choose a place that is not directly affected by sunlight and place quart-sized jar in a way that allows extra water to drain out.
Turn the glass upside down and disperse the seeds. Cover the jar with a towel and let broccoli seeds in about 3 to 4 hours.
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After doing the above steps it is where your patience comes in. You will now notice that the broccoli seeds are now growing up. When this happens congratulations! You now have broccoli sprouts.
Now you can place them in a new container usually a larger one for further growth. You can refrigerate it now and then to keep it fresh and moist.