Different types of microgreens seeds

Updated: Apr 25, 2020


This blog will highlight a range of microgreens seeds that can be grown indoors. There are many varieties that can be experimented with. While there are a few different methods used to grow microgreens, our experience is with using high quality microgreens pad.

micro arugula

Brassicaceae family

(Cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, watercress, radish and arugula)

Arugula

Growing Advice

* Can germinate in temperatures as low as 45 degrees F.

* Easy and fast crop to grow.

* Seeds are relatively cheap.

* Make sure you use the right amount of seeds.

Harvesting Advice

* Normally quick and simple to harvest.

* Shortage of air flow makes this crop vulnerable to rot.

gourmet lettuce

Asteraceae family

(Lettuce, endive, chicory and radicchio)

Endive

Growing Advice

* Germinate and grow in cold conditions.

* Over seeding can lead to stunted growth

* pH sensitive, so please keep it under 7.

Harvesting Advice

* Due to how close endive grows to the medium, use a microgreens pad.

* Endive doesn't produce a long stem like other seedlings but instead stays short and wide, so you'll want to harvest close to the microgreens pad.

growing microgreens

Apiaceae family

(Dill, carrot, fennel and celery)

Celery

Growing Advice

* Keep celery in consistent temperatures.

* Celery is a slow grower. It can be slow to germinate and slow to mature. * Because of it's small cotyledons it is a crop you will definitely want to grow to its true leaf stage.

* A intricate crop, celery can be easily stunted. Optimal conditions are compromised, it can turn yellow and stop growing.

* pH sensitive, so please keep it under 7.

Harvesting Advice

* Harvest close to the medium.

* Celery micros are compact and extremely lightweight.

* Harvest below the cotyledons to make sure you are cutting the entire seedling with its true leaf.

scallion

Amaryllidaceae family

(Garlic, onion, leek)