What you need to know before placing an order with True Leaf Market
We pride ourselves on our lightning fast order processing: We don't take multiple business days to process and ship your order. 90% of orders that come in by 1pm MT are processed and shipped the same day due to our in-house resource planning system we developed to make shipping and restocking more efficient than ever before. 96% of orders are shipped out by the next business day.
Our efficiency directly benefits you: Or facility's efficiency has allowed us to save on costs, and those savings have been extended to you with great prices.
Premium Quality Seeds: You can be confident that every seed order contains fresh, premium quality, tested and inspected seeds with top tier germination rates. Even though we are inspected frequently by numerous state and federal regulatory agencies, we want you to know that our standards are much higher than the minimum regulatory requirements. Our seed quality would be outstanding, even if we never got a regulatory inspection.
We have a 30-day guarantee: If you don't love your seeds for any reason, feel free to return your order for a refund within 30 days of purchase!
Our shipping, prices, quality and guarantee are always praised by our 510,000+ customers. So much so, in fact, that we're gaining 25,000+ new customers with each passing year. When you get seeds from True Leaf Market, you're getting the best!
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**Note: This seed varies widely in color, please be aware that the percentages of green and purple vary from lot to lot and is in no way consistent.**
Dark Opal Basil Microgreens seeds form a gel-like membrane on the outside of themselves when they get wet. These kinds of seeds are called mucilaginous seeds. The mucus on the outside of each dark opal basil seed makes them sticky, resulting in seed clumping. No need for a microgreen seed presoak. Simply, prepare your soil or your hydroponic microgreens growing medium by getting it sufficiently wet but not soaking. Then, spread your dark opal basil microgreens seeds across the surface of the grow medium. Space them so that the basil microgreens seedlings can breathe as they grow. Spray your sown basil microgreens seeds with water, and cover the now wet microgreens seeds with another growing tray and continue to check and water each day if need be. After about 5 days, your seeds should be growing and reaching for light with their cotyledon leaves. Place your tray of cinnamon basil microgreens next to a window where it can receive light. Continue watering, and watching your basil microgreens mature over the next two weeks. Harvest and enjoy the microgreens any way you like! Micro basil does not grow tall, so you will need to harvest close to the root line and rinse well. Micro basil seeds are among the more expensive seeds but are worth it for their amazing color and intense basil flavor.
Dark Opal Basil Microgreens seeds have numerous applications in cooking. Use the microgreens as you would the full-grown dark opal basil herb. Micro basil is an outstanding choice for caprese, pesto or any recipe that calls for fresh basil. The flavor of micro basil is a bit more intense than adult basil.
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