Also increasingly used in home cooking. Useful gel from soaked seeds is a food thickener to replace fat, increase fibre whilst reducing calories. Useful in salad dressings, yoghurt, dips and spreads. Does not effect the natural taste and flavours.
Annual to 1.5m. Tremendous energy food, benefits health and vitality. Leaves as salad or tea. Seeds rich in minerals, vitamins A, Bs, D; 30% protein. Seeds soaked in water is excellent thirst quencher. Natural enzyme acts as catalyst for protein. Regarded as a survival food. Useful forage plant. Use as sprouts in salad. Sow spring, summer. 120 days.
1100 seeds per gram
|Plant space cm:||30-45|
|Row space cm:||80-90|
|Best soil temp:||18-25 °C|
|Sow after frost:||Yes|
|Number of seeds per gram:||1100|
|Average days to maturity:||110|