Specialty greens vary in habit, color, texture, flavor, and a number of other characteristics. This group includes varieties of purslane, orach, magenta spreen, vegetable amaranth, tetragonia, celtuce, Malabar spinach, claytonia, and minutina. Offered individually, in bunches or in mixes, these unusual varieties allow the grower to diversify and target specific markets.
Heat loving salad and stir-fry green with mild Swiss chard flavor.
Known as "red callaloo" in the Caribbean, comparable to spinach in taste.
Succulent, cold-hardy salad green with heart-shaped leaf pairs.
Succulent golden-green leaves, orange stems, and mild, crisp flavor.