The sprout bag and the Freshlife Sprouters can both grow any seed. But some seeds prefer light. These are the ones to grow in the Freshlife Automatic Sprouter. They include buckwheat, radish, cabbage, broccoli, chives, alfalfa, clover, pea shoots, sunflower. These sprouts all develop green leaves. The sprout bag is ideal for growing bean sprouts which do not develop greens, such as garbanzo, lentils, all grain sprouts, pea sprouts.