You can grow Sprouts and MicroGreens in the SproutPearl all year round.
The only difference between the two sizes of plants is care and growth time.
You will learn to grow them all in this guide.
Sprouts mature after only 2-6 days.
Sprouts are harvested when they have a short root or very small leaves.
To grow Sprouts you need to use Seeds + Water + SproutPearl.
Steps 1-6 show you how to grow your own fresh Sprouts.
MEASURE YOUR SEEDS
Sprouts need oxygen and space, so accurate measurement of the amount is important.
SOAK THE SEEDS
To start the germination in the seeds you must first soak the seeds you wish to grow.
INTO THE SPROUTER
Once your seed seeds have soaked, pour them in the sprouter where they will grow.
Sprouts love shade as the sun is too hot. Close to the kitchen sink is a good spot.
RINSE YOUR SPROUTS
Seeds and sprouts need to be rinsed with cool drinking water 2 x daily.
HARVEST YOUR SPROUTS
When your sprouts are the desired size, you can harvest, rinse and eat them.
Microgreens are Sprouts that have grown to the next stage of the plant. Microgreens · Microgreens · are only ripe after 12-14 days.
Microgreens are harvested when they have 2-3 set of leaves on each plant.
To grow Microgreens you need Seeds + Light + Fertilizer + SproutPearl + Water.
Step 1-5 (minus 6) shows how you grow seeds into Sprouts.
Step 7-9 explains how you grow Sprouts to the larger Microgreens.
LIGHT FOR MICROGREENS
To grow Sprouts into the larger Microgreens, the plants must have light from an LED growth bulb from day 7.
FERTILIZER FOR MICROGREENS
Rinse the plants as usual and finish each morning rinse by spraying fertilizer on the roots from day 7 until harvest.
HARVEST RIPE MICROGREENS
On day 12-14 you can harvest your ripe microgreens. Rinse thoroughly and remove roots. Eat only stems + leaves.