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Speedy Greens:Fast-Growing Leafy Vegetables Ready in Just 15 Days

Are you eager to enjoy the fresh taste of homegrown greens but don't want to wait for months? The good news is that you can have your own harvest in as little as 15 days! Before you dive into your gardening adventure, remember that this countdown begins after germination and might take a few extra days depending on the weather and growing conditions.

 

Let's explore a selection of fast-growing leafy greens that'll have you enjoying the fruits of your labor in no time.

 

  1. Fenugreek:

Botanical Name: Trigonella foenum-graecum

Ready to harvest in just 12-14 days after germination.

Trim mature leaves, and they'll regrow quickly.

Use it in salads or sandwiches as a healthy spinach alternative.

 

  1. Arugula (Rocket):

Botanical Name: Eruca vesicaria ssp. sativa

Seedlings emerge in 7-14 days.

Harvest early for sweeter and tender leaves.

Adds a peppery flavor to your salads, pairs well with lettuce and spinach.

  1. Green Onions:

Botanical Name: Allium fistulosum

Versatile and regenerative.

Harvest the tops, and they'll grow back.

Can even be grown on your windowsill.

  1. Spinach:

Botanical Name: Spinacia oleracea

Ready to harvest in 2 weeks.

Pick when you have 5-6 healthy 3-4 inch leaves.

  1. Pea Shoots:

Botanical Name: Pisum sativum

Harvest in 13-15 days.

Grow them on a sunny windowsill.

Great for fresh salads, a lettuce alternative.

  1. Garden Cress:

Botanical Name: Lepidium sativum

Ready to harvest in just 10 days.

Requires rich, well-draining soil and 4-5 hours of sunlight.

Adds a peppery kick to sandwiches and salads.

 

  1. Microgreens:

Seeds germinate in 2-3 days.

Harvest when they reach 3-4 inches in height.

Keep them well-watered and in sunlight for continuous growth.

 

  1. Lettuce:

Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa

Seeds germinate quickly.

Ready to harvest in just 2 weeks.

Perfect for various culinary delights.

 

These fast-growing leafy greens are not only quick to yield but also provide a delectable array of flavors to enhance your meals. So why wait when you can savor your homegrown greens in just a fortnight? Start your speedy garden today!