Tatsoi Health Benefits- Advantages Growing Micro Greens in Coconut Coir Plus Recipe Ideas

Tatsoi baby and micro greens can be enjoyed in several different ways. Tatsoi mustard is also known as spinach mustard, rosette bok choi and spoon mustard. Tatsoi greens offer the following health benefits:

  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Rich in vitamins B1, B2, B6, C and E
  • Low in calories
  • Good source of potassium and magnesium

These small plants are easy to grow but some people do not have the time to do that. If you choose to buy them there are several retailers who make these products available online.

Tatsoi Nutritional Value

Tasoi nutritional value- Ways in which you benefit from eating tatsoi

Tastoi is a great addition to soups, salads because it is rich in the following nutrients:

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Beta-carotene

Calcium

Folate

Fiber

Phytonutrients which promote long term health by acting as antioxidants

Advantages of Planting Tatsoi Seeds in Coconut Coir

Tatsoi lettuce and seeds for other micro greens are easy to source online. If you want to grow micro greens yourself, you just need a few plastic containers, potting soil and a sunny spot indoors. Micro sized tatsoi are not easy to find in most grocery shops so this might serve as a means of additional income for you.

Coconut coir is an excellent medium for growing tatsoi. If you like the flavor of these micro greens and have access to coconut coir, you should try growing them yourself at home. They don’t require a lot of space.

Gardeners who use coconut coir for growing micro greens do not need to use soil. If you don’t have time to water daily, coconut coir offers an added benefit. It holds water well, so you don’t have to spend as much time on watering.

Planting tatsoi seeds in coconut coir benefits the plants in another way. The coconut coir actually promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria. Those beneficial bacteria help to restrict control harmful microbes.

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