Thanks to its sweet and slightly spicy taste, Mustard microgreen one of the best options for salad and sandwiches. Different varieties may taste a little different though, some are milder, for example, the garnet giant mustard. Mustard seeds are tiny but germinate and grow very fast, and do not require pre-soaking.
Studies showed mustard microgreens are high in healthy nutrients, including various vitamins, minerals, and anti-cancer compounds. You can check out the research paper link (table below) to learn more.
|Common name||Mustard, mustard greens, black mustard seeds, yellow/white/brown mustard|
|Flavor||Sweet, mild spicy|
|Color||Green leaves and stems with hints of pink/red|
|Nutrition||Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, phenolic compounds , β-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, violaxanthin and more.|
|Health Benefits||Good for vision, heart health, cancer prevention and more.|
|Seeding rate (10″x20″ Tray)||1 oz|
|Germination time||3 days|
|Blackout time||3-4 days|
|Harvest time||7-10 days|