SCIENTIFIC NAME: Brassica rapa.
CULTURE METHOD: in a container of about 5cm. high, with holes in the bottom, fill it with substrate and moisten. Spread the seeds leaving space between them, cover lightly with substrate and moisten. Keep moist, once it germinates, place the container in a place that gives it indirect sunlight.
GERMINATION: 5-7 days.
SEEDS / GRAM: 400.
FORMAT: 100-500-1000 gr.
TEMPORALITY: seeds available all year.
TASTING: mild flavor reminiscent of cabbage.
PAIRING: garlic, caper, seaweed, anchovy, anise, celery, bacon, broccoli, chili, cabbage, spinach, pea, fennel, green apple, mint, blackberries, green pepper, blue cheese, beets, veal, scallops, carrots.
UTILIZATION: salads, gazpachos, tapas, white fish and lean meats.
COLOR AND SHAPE: green sprout with green and fleshy leaves.
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS: The Komatsuna outbreak is a great source of calcium and vitamins A, C, E and K. It contains antioxidants and a large amount of fiber. It has a compound called sulforaphane that helps our bodies fight cancer. Sulforaphane actively kills cancer stem cells, which reduces the growth of a tumor.