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bioSnacky Sprouting Seeds

Listed below is a quick guide to the quantity, soaking and germination time required for each batch of the different BioSnacky seeds.

It‘s a joy to watch the vitality of growing sprouts. Some varieties can be harvested after just three days! Germination is a natural life process that is affected by humidity and supply of light and air. All instructions are therefore approximate indications; you will quickly become familiar with you miniature greenhouse.

Placement

A bright area without direct sunlight is ideal.

Soaking

Soak the seeds for 4 – 12 hours.

Storage

If sprouts are not eaten immediately, they can be stored in a vessel in the fridge for a couple of days (no longer than 2 – 3 days).

Seeds do not germinate if...

  • the seeds are too densely placed (see table on the right – recommended quantities) 
  • the seeds were not watered carefully enough or were watered too much 
  • the ambient temperature is too low or too high during germination 
  • special, highly germinating sprouting seeds were not used

The ideal germination temperature is 18 – 20 degrees C. All sprouting seeds should be lightly watered twice a day.

Very special roots...

... are the white fibre roots of the young sprouts.


bioSancky Roots

They look like fluff or very fine fur. Mustard, red radish, white radish and alfalfa in particular develop these roots.
Often confused for mildew, the sprouts are then wrongly thrown away. You should smell them first – mildew smells of mould, while the roots smell fresh or even have a strong, spicy scent depending on the variety.
A.Vogel bioSnacky® seeds are checked for their ability to germinate before every packaging. Nevertheless, in rare cases the ability to germinate may be limited due to transport or improper storage.
Please understand that the seeds a pure natural produce and are subject to natural life processes.

bioSnacky® Alfalfa

Alfalfa sprouts contain vitamins A, B2, B3, C, D as well as numerous minerals and trace elements such as magnesium, iron, all 8 essential amino-acids, protein, chlorophyll and fibres.

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 6–8
Possible

 

bioSnacky® Fenugreek sprouts

Fenugreek sprouts contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5 and D, plenty of iron and phosphorus as well as pantothenic acid, saponin and choline.

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 2-3
No

 

bioSnacky® Lentil sprouts

Lentil sprouts contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, plenty of vitamins C and E, iron, manganese, sodium, niacin, phosphorus and zinc.

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 2-3
No

 

bioSnacky® Mung Bean Sprouts

Green soy seed with mild and aromatic taste. Mung bean sprouts contain vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B12 and C, plenty of vitamin E as well as iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.

Seeds for 1 cup of sprouts
Germination period, harvest in days
Development of fibre roots

1.5 tbsp
Approx. 4-5
No