Organic sunflower seed for sprouting, specially cultivated for growing sprouts, sunflower shoots and microgreens. An excellent source of vitamin E, protein and healthy fats.
- Excellent source of vitamin E, protein and healthy fats
- Also contain selenium, iron, vitamin B6, magnesium, zinc and flavinoids
- Easy to grow, ready in 5-6 days
- Suitable for sprouting, microgreens, sunflower shoots
- 100% Organic – Soil Association Certified
- Lab tested & high germination guaranteed
Country of Origin: China
Botanical Name: Helianthus annus
Packaged in the UK
Shelf-life: 1-year minimum
Taste: Mild and nutty, crunchy
We use these exact same sunflower sprouting seeds to grow our wholesale sprouts, sold throughout the UK in places like Abel & Cole, Planet Organic, The Organic Delivery Company, and Langridge Organic.
We also stock Black Sunflower Seeds for sprouting.
Sunflower sprouts are quite dry and hardy. They last well for several hours away from the fridge which makes them great for picnics and travelling. They’re great as a snack on their own, or can be added to all kinds of dishes, salads and smoothies. Sunflower sprouts are one of the most popular types of sprouts and are easy to grow at home with or without soil.
Sunflower seeds are an excellent source of vitamin E, which helps maintain a strong immune system, and healthy skin and eyes. Vitamin E also contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Sunflower seeds are also a great source of vitamin B6, selenium, iron, magnesium, zinc and flavonoids.
The high protein levels in sunflower seeds make them a great choice for vegetarians and vegans.
Sprouting sunflower seeds increases their natural plant compounds.
How to Sprout Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower seeds can be sprouted in many ways. The most common are:
1) Sunflower shoots grown from whole sunflower seed
2) Sprouting in a sprouting jar
3) Soaking overnight to start germination and then drying in a low-temperature oven or dehydrator and eating similar to nuts.
How to eat Sunflower Sprouts
You can eat sunflower seed sprouts raw, or add them to salads, sandwiches and smoothies. Sunflower shoots are also a delicious addition to stir-fries and soups. Sunflower sprouts make a great topping for tacos or even as an ingredient in grain bowls. Sunflower sprouts can also be roasted like nuts with oil and salt.
Sunflower sprouts are crunchy and nutty in flavor, making them a great snack on their own or as part of a larger dish. Sunflower sprouts can also be used to make pesto, dressings, hummus and other dips. Sunflower microgreens are perfect for adding colour and texture to salads and sandwiches.
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