Use for wheatgrass, sprouted wheat bread, milling, or short sprouts.
Commercial wheatgrass growers usually prefer this Hard Red Spring wheat, since it may grow faster than hard red winter wheat.
Reputed to be a highly nutritional practice, sprouting is an affordable way to grow your own nutrient packed food in a matter of days.
Sprouting involves soaking, draining, and rinsing food grade seeds until they begin to germinate.
Sprouts are rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids, beneficial enzymes and more. They have been called the "most enzyme rich food on the planet".
Some Reputed Benefits of Grass Substantiated by Research:
Helps Skin Disease,
Promotes Cellular Rejuvenation,
Enhances Stamina & Endurance,
Source: Wheatgrass: Nature's Finest Medicine, Steve Meyerowitz, Rev. Ed. 2006, p. 60.
Planting & Care
Days to Sprout: Sprout 2-3 Grass 8-10
Best Sprouting Methods: Jar or Sprouting Tray (such as the Sproutmaster Trays )
Optimal Soak Time: 4-8 hours
Easy sprouting directions for 3 day sprouts (jar method):
SOAK- Put 3-5 Tbsp. seed in a wide mouth jar. Cover with mesh and secure with rubber band. Add water, swirl, and drain. Add 1 cup cool water and soak for 4-8 hours. Drain well.
RINSE - Twice a day, refill jar with cool water, swirl, and drain. Invert jar and prop at an angle in a sink or bowl.
ENJOY - Ready to eat in 2-3 days. Refrigerate to store.
Easy sprouting directions for Growing Wheatgrass (tray method):
SOAK- Soak the seed in water for 4-8 hours. Drain. Spread two layer deep in the bottom of a sprouting tray with drainage holes.
RINSE - Rinse or mist twice a day, carefully at first so you don’t disturb the seed until the roots catch onto the tray. Cover between rinses. For darker green leaves cover with clear plastic.
ENJOY - Ready to cut and juice in 9 to 12 days.
Yield 1 tbsp of dry seed yields approx 3-4 cups of sprouts.
Nutrition Wheat, sprouted- A good source of protein, vitamins C and B6, calcium, iron, magnesium, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, and amino acids.
Wheat grass- Chlorophyll, Vit. A, B, C, & E; minerals.
Storage & Shelf Life
Our seeds should sprout well for a year after you purchase them, if stored in a cool dry place. If you’d like to extend the germination life of your seeds, store them in the fridge. If you store your seeds in the freezer, they’ll last almost indefinitely.
Check out our Sproutmaster Trays
- they make sprouting even easier.