Certified Organic Crimson Clover Seed
If you like alfalfa sprouts you’ll love the sweet mild flavor of clover sprouts from our clover seed. These sprouts are actually larger and more flavorful than alfalfa sprouts.
Our clover seed is certified organic without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. They are non-GMO, have a high germination rate and are a high quality product we have grown for decades.
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Certified Organic Clover Seed for Growing Clover Sprouts at Home
Clover seed is another seed that is very popular for sprouting. If you like alfalfa sprouts you’ll love the sweet mild flavor of clover sprouts from clover seed. These sprouts are actually larger and more flavorful than alfalfa sprouts.
These seeds are sustainably grown without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. They are non-GMO, have a high germination rate and are a high quality product we have grown for decades.
Clover Sprouts are naturally low in calories with a 100 g (a little less than 4 oz.) serving containing only 23 calories. You will also find 4 g of protein, 2 g of carbs, 2 g of fiber and less than 1 g of fat plus 32 mg of calcium, 0.96 mg of iron, 36 mcg of folate and 155 IU of vitamin A.
Of all the sprout varieties out there, clover sprouts have the most substantial source of dietary isoflavones which are potent cancer fighters. Researcher James Duke, Ph.D. found an anticancer compound called genistein in the sprouted seeds of clover. Genistein actually prevents new blood vessels from forming inside of cancerous tumors which in effect starves the cancer cells.
Clover sprouts are one of the oldest remedies used against cancer with over 33 cultures using the sprouts against it. It is not beneficial for all cancer patients though. Breast cancer patients should avoid red clover sprouts if they are taking a drug called tamoxifen. The reasoning behind this is clover sprouts contain phytoestrogenic compounds and tamoxifen prevents estrogen from reaching tumors which may cause red clover to feed an estrogen dependent tumor.
The phyotestrogens available in sprouted clover seeds may take part in helping to prevent menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis, cancer and heart disease.
Aside from all of the great health benefits and nutrition clover sprouts are a great addition to sandwiches and salads.
Growing clover sprouts in quart jars:
- Soak 1 to 4 tablespoons of red clover sprouting seed (no more than 1 to 2 hours)
- Drain water and rinse
- Slant jar so excess water can drain off
- Keep jar in a dark area (they will grow faster)
- Rinse a minimum of 2 times per day
- Once mature (usually 4 to 5 days) you can green up