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Amount to use

Soaking time

Time to harvest

Sprout length

Special Instructions

Alfalfa 7:1 2 Tbsp 8-12 hours 3-6 days 1-2 inches  
Amaranth 1.5:1 2/3 cup Do not soak 2-4 days 1/4 inch Rinse and drain 4 to 6 times a day for faster sprouting.
Buckwheat 1.5:1 2/3 cup 20-60 minutes 1-3 days Length of seed Do not oversoak.  Rinse until water runs clear.  Rinse and drain 3 to 6 times a day.
Clover 7:1 2 Tbsp 8-12 hours 3-6 days 1-2 inches  
Garbanzo 2:1 1/2 cup 8-12 hours 2-4 days Length of seed  
Lentil 2:1 1/2 cup 8-12 hours 2-4 days Length of seed Rinse red lentils until water runs clear.
Millet 1.5:1 2/3 cup 6-10 hours 1-5 days 1/16-1/8 inch  
Mung 2:1 1/3-1/2 cup 8-12 hours 2-5 days 1-1/2 to 3 inches Sprout in complete darkness.  Rinse more often.  Sprouts should be cooked before using.
Oats 1.5:1 2/3 cup 30-60 minutes 1-3 days Length of seed  
Radish 5:1 3 Tbsp 6-12 hours 3-6 days 1-2 inches  
Rye 1.5:1 2/3 cup 6-12 hours 2-3 days Length of seed  
Soybeans 2:1 1/2 cup 2-12 hours 2-6 days Length of seed 4 hour soak optimal; too much soaking is detrimental.  Rinse until water runs clear.  Rinse and drain 3-6 times a day.  Cook before using.
Sunflower 1.5:1 2/3 cup 1-4 hours 1-5 days 1/4 inch Rinse until water runs clear.  Rinse and drain 2-6 times a day.  Use within a few days.
Wheat 1.5:1 2/3 cup 6-12 hours 2-3 days Length of seed  

 

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