Microgreens are vegetable greens that are about 1 – 3 inches tall. They are baby plants and are between a sprout and baby greens. The greens are harvested from 7 to 21 days after germination. Once the real leaves have grown in.
They come in a variety of colors and textures. Being similar to baby greens in that only their stems and leaves are considered edible. Unlike baby greens, they are smaller in size and can be sold before harvest. In many cases the plant can be taken home and cut fresh, keeping them alive until they are consumed.
Secret: Microgreens are also known as micro herbs or vegetable confetti and are rich in nutrients and used on variety of dishes.