A firm favourite in both microgreen and sprout form, Broccoli is a fast and forgiving grower. The humble Broccoli is one of the richest microgreens for minerals and vitamins and can contain up to 40 times more nutrients by weight than their mature counterparts. Known for it’s incredibly high sulforaphane content, broccoli microgreens and sprouts can contain up to 200 times the concentration of this powerful antioxidant by weight than the mature vegetable.
Broccoli has a mild but pleasant flavour with its health benefits and ease with which it grows making it staple in most growers' repertoires.
Latin name: Brassica oleracea botrytis cimosa
Health Benefits: High in vitamins A, C, Calcium, Iron & Sulforaphane. Powerful antioxidant properties.