Alfalfa Sprout Seed
Available in: Organic and Conventional
Alfalfa sprout seeds are among the most common sprout seed varieties consumed in the U.S. Approximately 80 million pounds of alfalfa seed is produced each year in the United States. If left to grow, the alfalfa plant can reach heights of three feet, with small purple flowers spiraling upward. Most people use Alfalfa sprouts for salads and sandwiches for its subtle flavors.
Alfalfa sprout seeds have a long shelf life and are easy to maintain and store. They can be grown by commercial growers or grown at a smaller scale and distributed out to local farmer markets. It can take approximately between 3-7 days to germinate after seeds have been placed in a warm, humid environment. Once ready to consume, alfalfa sprouts feature thin and tangled white stalk with deep green leaves.
- Used on sandwich and salads with a crunchy texture
- Avg. 221,500 seeds/lb
- Good source of vitamins, calcium, and protein
- Good sources of vitamins A, B, C, E and K
- Sprouting Size: 2-4 inches
- Seed Type: Alfalfa
- Exterior Sprout Color: White, green
- Average Sprouting Seed Size: Avg. 221,500 seeds/lb
- Primary Usage: Food processing
- Maturity: 3 - 7 Days
- Hybrid Status: Open Pollinated
- MOQ: 50 LBS
The primary shipping method utilized by Caudill Sprouting is to ship seeds on a pallet. These order will traditionally be shipped out on less than load (LTL) carriers; however, we also have the capabilities to ship via full truckload (FTL). It is our objective to have orders without any special conditions out within 48 hours of the placement of the order.
Concerning sample orders, our preferred method of shipping is with the United Parcel Service (UPS). Samples are subject to product charges, as well as, shipping charges.