PLACEMENT OF THE SPROUTER

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 Placement of sprouter

THE BEST PLACE FOR YOUR SPROUTS

The best location of your sprouter is neither in a dark closet
nor a light windowsill. The favorite place for sprouts is a
slightly shady corner of your kitchen.
 

SPROUTS IN THE KITCHEN

Sprouts grow best when the sprouter is placed in the kitchen.
This is because the kitchen is clean, and sprouts love a
clean environment. When placed in the kitchen, it is also
easy to remember to rinse the sprouts every day, so
they stay moist and fresh.
 

LIGHT OR DARKNESS

It does not matter if your kitchen is very bright or shady
when you grow sprouts.
 
Out in the wild the seeds sprout in the dark soil or in the
light filled top soil. Both are fine for any seed. The nature
of the plant will make sure the root goes downwards and
that the stem grows upwards no matter the light conditions.
 
Once the stem sense there is light enough, it will form the
leaf bud and soon after unfold its first small set
cotyledons (little leaves).
 
 

INDIRECT LIGHTING

The most important thing for a sprout is that it is not
exposed to too much heat. Direct sunlight is too hot for
the delicate small sprout.
 
So find a place for the sprouter where the sun does not
reach it during the day. A slightly shady corner of the
kitchen is good.
 
Actually you will notice that your sprouts grow long and
lanky, the darker they grow. This gives you 'more sprout'
of each seed.
 
If your kitchen is very bright, you can put a clean, dark tea
towel over the sprouter or place something big next to the
sprouter to provide shade. Just never place the sprouter
in your cubboard. Sprouts cannot breathe in there ;)
 

YELLOW LEAVES

Your sprouts gets pretty colors, even if they only get a little light.
If your leafy sprouts are yellowish or pale in the leaves when you
open the sprouter, you can place the sprouter a little lighter.
In the course of a single day they will develop beautiful colors.
 
 
 

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