Flax Seed Sprouts

$7.67 lb.

Brown and/or Golden Flax

Flax is desired by many for the nutritional qualities of the seed. The seed is often used for teas which aid intestinal health, added to cereals, breads or just ground up in healthy drinks, like smoothies. Whether you are sprouting Flax (which adds even more to its nutritional value) or just looking for seed to eat - these are beautiful seeds!

Our Flax comes from a source which is certified organic.

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Sprouting Directions

  • Soak 4 hours minimum
  • Rinse / Drain no
  • Harvest 1 - 5 days
  • Yield 1.5 to 1

Because flax is mucilaginous it doesn't sprout like most sprouts. It doesn't grow long roots - or any roots in most cases. This is because once it meets water it forms a gel sack which surrounds the seed. Because of that gel sack flax cannot be sprouted in a regular sprouter. Really it is more a matter of soaking in the proper amount of water than it is sprouting. It's very simple - it's just unique. To learn what mucilaginous really means; take one Flax seed and put a a few good drops of water on it. Wait for 30 minutes and try to pick the seed up =:-}
That's mucilaginous! If you have a magnifying glass - examine the seed to see one of the wonders of nature.

Something you need to understand about sprouts: A seed that has soaked up its fill of water has gone from dormant to alive. That is the single biggest nutritional gain the seed/sprout will go through. The roots are not necessary. We're just used to seeing them and so we want to. Let that go and enjoy flax sprouts - or as we might call them flax soaks.

Nutty with a totally unique texture once soaked.

Vitamins A, B, C and E
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium
All Essential Amino Acids
Protein: 20-25%


If there is anything unique about our current seed, we will tell you about it here.

Seed Shelf Life: 3 years. Store in cool, dark, dry spot. Store in freezer to extend shelf life.

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  • Great in bread
    These sprouts are great in bread or on a sandwich. What I don't know is whether or not to eat the roots. Should I?

    Sproutpeople says: Yes, go ahead.
    WoundedEgo 8/6/2016
  • Sprouting seed
    Love the spouting flax seed .Yum.
    Connie 3/13/2014
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