Growing Wehani Rice Sprouts

Growing Wehani Rice Sprouts

Rice is best stored in a cool location - at Sproutpeople, we keep it in a freezer. If you plan on storing it for more than 3 months you should use a cool location, because, it is, on ocassion pleasing to a particular pest - the Indian Meal Moth, which can appear out of nowhere when conditions are right (hot). These are organic seeds after all, so there is no other way to keep your seeds absolutely safe, except to freeze them. Consider yourself warned =:-}

Happy Sprouting!

Wehani Rice awaiting Soakage.

12 hours later.... Soaked, Rinsed and Drained.

12 hours later... another Rinse/Drain cycle.

12 hours later... another Rinse/Drain cycle.

12 hours later... another Rinse/Drain cycle.

12 hours later... another Rinse/Drain cycle. You can be done - or go....

12 hours more.... Harvest Time!

A closer view of sprouted Wehani.

Family: Gramineae/Poaceae
Genus: Oryza
Species: sativa
Cultivar: Wehani