Microgreen Visual Guide

Below are some of our most popular microgreens for Chefs and foodservice applications.  If you have a specific request, each variety can always be grown smaller or larger per your specifications or particular use case.  We also have a deep list of specialty Asian greens as well as many other varieties - so if you don't see what you need, please email us and ask (info@lakeforest.farm).
Mesclun Lettuce Mix
(21 Day Lead-Time) A wonderful collection of greens of differing color, texture and flavor, the mix includes: Arugula, Spinach, Swiss Chard, Endive, Kale, Mustards and Lettuces.
Basic Micro Mix (+Spicy & Rainbow)
[Spicy & Rainbow Mix Also Available]
Basic Micro Mix (8 day lead-time) (seeds blended together) Contains: Broccoli, Kale,
Kohlrabi, Arugula & Red Acre Cabbage – Mix of small microgreens, primarily green in
color, all with a mild flavor.
Pea Shoots - Speckled
Speckled (9 day lead-time) – No tendrils, tall with sweet leaves.

In addition to traditional green pea shoots, we can grow your pea shoots in the dark to yield a yellow/white color and a more tender & delicate texture. The yellow shoots will be longer & leaner than peas grown in light.
Pea Shoots - Tendrils
Green (12 day lead time) – Lots of beautiful tendrils, very decorative, short and sweet flavor.

In addition to traditional green pea shoots, we can grow your pea shoots in the dark to yield a yellow/white color and a more tender & delicate texture. The yellow shoots will be longer & leaner than peas grown in light.
Sunflower Shoots
Sunflower Shoots (10 day lead-time) – nutty, sweet, crunchy, large microgreen.
Mung Bean
(9 day lead-time) – crunchy white stems and large green leaves. Classic bean sprout flavor. Very pretty with good plate impact.
Fava Bean
Fava Bean Shoots (14 day lead-time) – large, long stems and leaves. Juicy & crunchy.
Popcorn Shoots
Popcorn Shoots (10 day lead-time) – bright yellow or green. Large and sweet.
Arugula
Arugula (8 day lead-time) - tiny green leaves, spicy arugula flavor.
Radish - Purple Rambo
Purple Rambo (8 day lead-time) Large Purple leaves (some green), purple stem, fruity radish flavor.
Radish - Hong Vit
Hong Vit (8 day lead-time) - Large Green leaves, bright purple stem, spicy radish flavor.
Radish - Daikon
Daikon (8 day lead-time) - Thick white, crunchy, stems with green leaves. Spicy radish
flavor.
Mustard - Scarlett Frills
Scarlet Frills Mustard (8 day lead-time) – Mottled green/red/purple leaves, very spicy
flavor.
Mustard - Wasabi
Wasabi Mustard (8 day lead-time) - Small green leaves, sweet wasabi mustard flavor.
Mustard - Souther Giant
Southern Giant Mustard (8 day lead-time) - Small green leaves, spicy classic mustard
flavor.
Mustard - Cho Kara
Cho Kara Mustard (8 day lead-time) – The most SPICY mustard microgreen we have found. Powerful spicy mustard flavor, and very delicious. Just one or two give a bite of food amazing texture and unexpected flavor.
Upland Cress
Cress (8 day lead-time) – small, green, feathery leaves with a classic peppery watercress flavor. Amazing on sandwiches and salads.
Red Amaranth
Red Amaranth (8 day lead-time) - Fine, small, bright red / hot pink leaves and stems, mild sweet red beet flavor. Great for entrees or desserts.
Mizuna - Red Kingdom
Red Kingdom Mizuna (8 day lead-time) – Red/green leaves, green stem. Medium Spice.
Cabbage - Mammoth Red Rock
Red Mammoth Cabbage (8 day lead-time) – Beautiful deep purple stems and dark green/purple
leaves. Mild cabbage flavor.
Broccoli
Broccoli (8 day lead-time) – Mild broccoli flavor. Small, bright green leaves.
Kale - Vates Blue
Kale (8 day lead-time) – Peppery finish, mild, with bright green leaves.
Fennel - Green
Green Fennel (14 day lead-time) – Slender green grass-like leaves. Seed hulls still attached for
extra flavor. Mild anise flavor.
Borage
Borage (14 day lead-time) – Beautiful, large, slightly fuzzy green leaves. Green stems. Crisp juicy
cucumber flavor.
Cilantro
Cilantro (14 day lead-time) – Intense, traditional cilantro flavor. Two slender grass-like leaves.
Basil - Genovese
Genovese Basil (green) (14 day lead-time) – Bright, fresh, intense basil flavor. White stems with
small green leaves.
Basil - Dark Opal
Opal Basil (green) (14 day lead-time) – Basil flavor with hints of cinnamon and anise. Purple stems with small purple leaves.
Chervil
Chervil (14 day lead-time) – Parsley-like flavor with a hint of tarragon. Two slender grass-like
leaves.
Beets - Detroit Red
Beets, Detroit Red (21 day lead-time) – Green leaves with red veins, bright red stem, classic
sweet beet flavor.
Red Shiso
Red Shiso (21 day lead-time) – Stunning purple leaves, amazing perfume, and classic shiso
flavor with a hint of cinnamon.
Red Vein Sorrel
Red Vein Sorrel (21 day lead-time) – Beautiful green leaves with bright red veins. Crisp, citrus
flavor. Small or larger size leaves available.
Parsley - Italian Flat Leaf
Parsley, Italian Flat Leaf (21 day lead-time) – Bright, clean, classic parsley flavor. Delicate
microgreens with grass-like leaves and one signature parsley leaf at the top. Delivered cut and
bagged.
Lemon Balm
Lemon Balm (21 day lead-time) – Mint-like in appearance, but strong lemon aroma.
Nasturtium
Nasturtium (21 day lead-time) – Look like miniature lily pads, half-dollar sized. Peppery flavor.
Leek
Leek (21 day lead-time) – classic, gentle onion / garlic flavor. Beautiful, long, slender green
shoots with black seed pods at the tip.
Show More
Remember:  If you don't see what you need, we have a deep seed list and can custom grow many additional varieties.  Please email us and ask - we're happy to help - info@lakeforest.farm.
Subscribe to Our Newsletter & Save!  Special promotions, recipes, health tips & more.

Contact us!  Mon-Fri, 9-5 CST

(847) 220-8882

info@lakeforest.farm

Proudly grown in Lake Forest, IL

STAY IN TOUCH!

 

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

Statements made regarding any of our products have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

© 2020 by Lake Forest Farms. All Rights Reserved.