Sprout Card Facts
ABOUT CANADIAN SEED PAPER
Our sourced seed paper is handmade at a facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The facility uses high quality beating equipment, a custom built press to bond fibres together and a special drying system to apply pressure to the paper for an additional twelve hours. The result is a smooth, flat and strong piece of seed paper.
All seeds used in the paper are NON-GMO (genetically modified organism), have been tested for purity and are approved by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the United States Department of Agriculture. Our sourced seed paper is suitable for planting and growing in Canadian climates.
Most writing instruments are suitable on our sprout cards, including ballpoint, rollerball and calligraphy markers.
HOW TO PLANT YOUR SPROUT CARD
a pot for planting
a sunny corner
STEP 1 - Prepare your pot
Fill your pot 2/3 full with potting soil. Tamp down the soil and add more if necessary. You want the pot to be firmly full, but not packed. The card can be planted indoors or outdoors, so you get to choose according to the temperature and conditions at the time of planting (we don't recommend planting outside if there's a blizzard or if temperatures are hitting record highs).
STEP 2 - Plant sprout card
Cover the soil in the prepared pot with the sprout card. Spread a 1/8 inch layer of soil over the card and tamp down gently.
STEP 3 - Water during germination
Give it a good soak. You want the card and the soil to be nicely damp but not swimming in water. During the first 10 days, keep the card moist at all times. The water is necessary for germination.
STEP 4 - Care after germination
Once sprouts appear, continue to keep the card moist but be careful not to overwater. Once sturdy plants appear, water as needed.
For best results, sprout cards must be planted within six months of purchase.