Archaeological evidence shows that lentils have been part of the human diet for over 9,000 years. Lentil sprouts are chock-full of nutritious protein, iron, vitamin C, folate, and fiber. Sprouted lentils are easy to digest and will become a staple of your diet once you taste their fresh flavor. Quick and easy to grow!
• Botanical Name: Lens culinaris
• Days to Maturity: 4–6 days
• Family: Fabaceae
• Native: Asia, Europe
• Harvesting: Enjoy lentil sprouts about 4 to 6 days after starting, with or without an emerging root. Rinse the sprouts once more and drain thoroughly so they are dry to the touch. (Excessive moisture reduces sprouts' storage life.) Your sprouts are then ready to eat or store.