December Planting Guide for Florida Posted on 25 Nov 10:06 , 0 comments

It's almost December so we're finally posting our planting guide for Florida.  If this is your first time reading our blog, we offer a monthly planting guide for the entire US throughout the year at Mary's Heirloom Seeds.  December means more planting in Florida!

I've split the state in 3 sections to offer a more accurate planting guide.  If you have additional questions please ask.  Enjoy!


SOUTH FLORIDA
Amaranth, Arugula, Bush beans & Pole Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chives, Chinese Cabbage, Collards, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard, Bunching Onions, Snow Peas & English Peas, Southern Peas, PEPPERS, Radish, Spinach, Summer Squash & Winter squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon
SEMINOLE PUMPKIN


CENTRAL FLORIDA
Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chives, Chinese Cabbage, Collards, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard, Bunching Onions, Snow Peas & English Peas, Radish, Spinach, Swiss Chard and Turnips
Purple Top Turnips


NORTH FLORIDA
Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chives, Chinese Cabbage, Collards, Kale, Kohlrabi, Mustard, Bunching Onions, Radish, Spinach, Swiss Chard and Turnips
Lacinato Kale

Recommended Heirloom Varieties for Florida:

Love Lies Bleeding Amaranth

Arugula Roquette

Bush Beans: Blue Lake & Red Kidney

Pole Beans: Kentucky Wonder & Scarlet Runner

Beets: Early Wonder, Detroit Dark Red & Cylindra Formanova

Broccoli: Calabrese, Purple Early Sprouting & De Ciccio

Brussels Sprouts: Long Island

Cabbage: New Jersey Wakefield & Savoy, Perfection

Carrots: Chantenay, Danver's & Scarlet Nantes

Chinese Cabbage:  Dwarf Pak Choy & Pak Choy

Collards: Georgia Green & Morris Heading

Sweet Corn: Black Mexican & Country Gentleman

Cucumber: Marketmore (slicer), National Pickling & Lemon Cucumber

Eggplant: Black Beauty

Endive:  Batavian

Kale:  Blue Curled & Lacinato (dino kale)

Kohlrabi: Purple Vienna

Lettuce: Little Gem, May Queen, Tom Thumb & Simpson

Mustard:  Southern Giant & Giant Red

Okra:  Clemson Spineless

Onions: Red Burgundy (bulbing), Japanese Bunching & Bulgarian Leeks

English/Snow Peas: Sugar snap & Oregon Snow

Southern Peas:  Pigott & Black Eye

Hot Peppers: Black Hungarian, Cayenne, Chinese 5-Color, Habanero & Jalapeno

Sweet Peppers:  Cal Wonder, Golden Marconi & Pimiento

Pumpkin: Big Max, Connecticut Field, Seminole & Winter Luxury Pie

Radish: Diakon & German Giant

Spinach:  Bloomsdale Longstanding & Malabar

Summer Squash:  Black Beauty Zucchini, Golden Crookneck & Yellow Scallop

Winter Squash: Spaghetti, Table Queen Acorn & Waltham Butternut

Swiss Chard: Fordhook & Rainbow

Tomatoes:  Brandywine, Cherokee Purple, Green Zebra, Mortgage Lifter & Roma

Turnips: Purple-Top Whiteglobe

Watermelon: Blacktail Mountain, Charleston Grey & Golden Midget


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