The Comprehensive Guide to 70 Microgreens Varieties for the Aspiring Urban Farmer 0
The Comprehensive Guide to 70 Microgreens Varieties for the Aspiring Urban Farmer

The Comprehensive Guide to 70 Microgreens Varieties for the Aspiring Urban Farmer

For anyone who has ever dabbled in the world of microgreens and sprouting, they know that these tiny greens are not just a culinary delight but are packed with nutrition, offering a plethora of health benefits. However, the process of growing them, from seed to harvest, can sometimes be intricate and require precise knowledge. That's where MP Seeds comes into the picture.

We at MP Seeds understand the challenges and the nuances of growing microgreens. Recognizing the need for a comprehensive guide, we have meticulously prepared a comparison table encompassing around 70 varieties of microgreens and sprouts. 

This table is a dream come true for urban farmers, hobbyists, and enthusiasts.


 What Does the Microgreens Comparison Table Offer? 

Our table is not just another list. It is a thorough guide that details:

  • Name of the Microgreen/Sprout: 

Every variety is listed by its name, ensuring easy reference. We skipped the latin names of all 70 microgreens, but if you need it you will find them in each product description. 

  • Usability: 

Whether the seeds are best suited only for microgreens, sprouts, or both. 

  • Seed Count: 

An estimate of how many seeds you get per gram, helping in accurate measurement.

  • Density: 

The ideal seed density for a 10x20 tray, ensuring optimal growth, and sow seeds not too crowded. .

  • Soaking Needs: 

Information about whether the seeds for growing microgreens need soaking and for how long.

  • Water Requirements: 

A guide on the amount of water each variety needs: frequent, moderate, or low. What you need to remember is that microgreens do not like watering and spraying from above. We are talking about bottom watering. 

  • Blackout Period: 

Duration for which the seeds need to be kept in the dark to promote sprouting. 

  • Growing Days: 

From sowing to harvesting, how many days you need to wait.

  • Total Growing Time: 

An accumulated time frame that assists in planning your urban farm activities. This is how many days in total you need to plan for harvesting your greens- including soaking and germination period. 

  • Taste Profile: 

Mild, or spicy, nutty, fresh, or crispy? Here is the quick guide on the taste of the microgreens, helping farmers and consumers alike.

  • Appearance: 

A note on the stem and leaf colors, which can be crucial for culinary presentations.

  • Nutritional Information: 

An overview of the vitamins contained in each variety, allowing farmers to highlight the health benefits to their customers.

What microgreens varieties and sprouts are in the table?

In the table you will find all below varieties:

  1. AlfaAlfa,
  2. Amaranth Red,
  3. Anise,
  4. Arugula,
  5. Asian Micro Mix,
  6. Basil Italian,
  7. Basil Red Opal,
  8. Lettuce Crisp,
  9. Beet Red,
  10. Beet, Yellow,
  11. Borage Violet,
  12. Broccoli Calabrese,
  13. Broccoli Raab,
  14. Cabbage Red,
  15. Carrot Falla,
  16. Celery,
  17. Chervil,
  18. Chickpea,
  19. Cillantro Coriander Split,
  20. Cress,
  21. Dichondra repens,
  22. Dill Dakota, 
  23. Fava Bean,
  24. Fenugreek,
  25. Fennel,
  26. Kale, Red Russian,
  27. Kohlrabi Red,
  28. Komatsuna Red,
  29. Lentils Red,
  30. Lemon Balm,
  31. Lettuce Crisp,
  32. Lupine,
  33. Marigold Beauty,
  34. Melon, 
  35. Mizuna Red Frills,
  36. Mung Bean,
  37. Mustard Black,
  38. Mustard Chinese,
  39. Mustard Radd,
  40. Mustard Red Giant,
  41. Mustard White,
  42. Nasturtium Empress of India,
  43. Nasturtium King Theo,
  44. Nasturtium Tom Thumb,
  45. Onion Barbra,
  46. Pak Choi Red,
  47. Pak Choi White Stem,
  48. Parsley curly,
  49. Pea Dunn,
  50. Pea Foxy,
  51. Pea Frilly,
  52. Pea Jumbo,
  53. Pea Salad,
  54. Pea Taiga,
  55. Perilla Red Shiso, 
  56. PopCorn,
  57. Radish Daikon,
  58. Radish Pink,
  59. Radish Red Rambo,
  60. Radish Rose,
  61. Salad Burnet,
  62. Shungiku,
  63. Sorrel Red Veined,
  64. Spinach,
  65. Sunflower Big,
  66. Tagetes,
  67. Turnip,
  68. WheatGrass,
  69. Yarrow White  

Why Every Urban Farmer Growing Microgreens Needs This Table? 

Making professional microgreeners life easier

This table is designed to make the life of an urban farmer easier. Instead of referring to multiple sources or relying on memory, farmers can now have every detail at their fingertips. With the information so neatly compiled, planning becomes effortless, be it for soaking, growing, or harvesting.

Microgreens Informative guide for clients

Additionally, the table is not just a tool but also an informative piece for customers. Farmers can easily showcase how nutritious their produce is, and the range of flavors they offer. By highlighting the health benefits and taste profiles, farmers can appeal to a broader clientele, from health enthusiasts to gourmet chefs.

Easy access 

Download, Print, and Grow! The best part? This treasure trove of information is available for download. Farmers can print it out, pin it up in their growing space, or even carry it around for quick reference. Think of it as your cheat sheet for daily farming activities, ensuring you never miss a step and always produce the best microgreens.


DOWNLOAD Guide to grow 70 microgreens and spouts ⬇️

In conclusion, the MP Seeds' comprehensive comparison table is not just a list; it's an essential tool for anyone serious about their microgreens. It is a testament to our commitment to support and empower urban farmers everywhere. So, get your copy, dive deep into the world of microgreens, and let the green magic begin!


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