How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil

How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil

Growing wheatgrass at home for fresh wheatgrass juice is really easy, cheap and so much fun! In this post I’ll show you how to grow wheatgrass without soil: All you need is wheat grains and water!


Wheatgrass has many health benefits: Wheatgrass is an excellent source of chlorophyll, vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, iron, zinc, copper, manganese and proteins. Wheatgrass is a natural detoxifier – it cleanses the liver and blood – and antioxidant – antioxidants help fight chronic inflammation. Wheatgrass is also naturally gluten-free. Fresh wheatgrass juice is dark green and tastes slightly bitter and slightly sweet.

You’ll need:

  • wheat grains
  • water
  • glass jars or plates



How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil

Soak the wheat grains overnight in fresh, cold water.

In the morning, pour off the water. Rinse well with water and drain again.

Wheatgrass Sprouts - How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil
Thin layer of sprouting wheat grains

Spread out the seeds evenly.

Rinse And Drain Seeds - How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil

Rinse and drain the seeds well once or twice a day.

Day 5 - How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil
Wheatgrass! Yay!
How To Grow Wheatgrass At Home Without Soil
Wheat grass, grains & roots

Feathery Root Hairs Not Mold - How To Grow Wheatgrass

The root hairs look feathery – don’t mistake them for mold!

Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil

If you rinse and drain the seeds every day there should be no problem with mold.

How To Grow Wheatgrass No Soil Method

How To Grow Wheatgrass Soil Free

After 8 or 10 days you can harvest your homegrown wheatgrass!

Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil Easy Tutorial

Harvest Wheatgrass - How To Grow Wheatgrass At Home For Wheatgrass Juice

-> How to juice wheatgrass without a juicer

Harvest Homegrown Wheatgrass

Naturally Green Wheatgrass Smoothie

You can use fresh wheatgrass juice for smoothies and to naturally dye food green.

-> Naturally Green Wheatgrass Pudding

Freeze Fresh Wheatgrass Juice

You can also freeze fresh wheatgrass juice. Pour the fresh wheatgrass juice into ice cube trays. Once frozen, put the dark green wheatgrass cubes into a freezer bag.

How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil

36 thoughts on “How To Grow Wheatgrass Without Soil

    1. this info is so great for me, first thank you I was so confused on which kit to buy, and and….. but now you’ve made it so easy and clear for me to start growing my own wheatgrass. Better late than never.. into my retirement.

  1. Oh wow!! This is so cool! I haven’t grown anything at home except for spring onions! Hahaha!! It is amazing that wheatgrass has so many benefits and I love that you can make juice out of it or mix with smoothies! Thanks for linking up to Fiesta Friday party! Have fun!

  2. Ha! Love this tutorial. I’m going to try it! (Thanks for mentioning that the roots are feathery and that it’s not mold. I would have thought it was!) #SaturdaySharefest

  3. I can’t wait to grow some Wheatgrass, this is great! Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing your with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  4. This is amazing! I can’t believe how quickly it grows. I didn’t even know you could do this. Wheat grass is such a great thing in a smoothie…. I am totally doing this with my girls. A health benefit for me and learning for them.
    Thank you for joining #BigPinkLink I really enjoyed this.

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