South Florida Vegetable Planting Guide Posted on 29 Nov 14:53 , 0 comments

As promised, we now offer a complete, regions specific vegetable seed planting guide for South Florida.  This is one of many region-specific guides offered here at Mary's Heirloom Seeds.  Find a complete list on our Growing Tips & Videos page.
 
 
 

SEED PLANTING GUIDE FOR SOUTH FLORIDA


JANUARY

Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chinese Cabbage, Sweet Corn, Collards, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard, Okra, Bunching Onions, Peas-Snow or English, Southern Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Spinach, Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Seminole Pumpkin, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon

 Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow 

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!  



FEBRUARY

Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Cantaloupes, Carrots, celery, Chinese Cabbage, Collards, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard, Okra, Bunching Onions, Peas-Snow or English, Southern Peas, Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Spinach, Seminole Pumpkin, Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Watermelon

 Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow 


Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers



MARCH

Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Cantaloupe, Carrots, celery, Chinese Cabbage, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Endive, Lettuce Melons, Mustard, Okra, Bunching Onions, Southern Peas, Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallion, Summer Spinach, Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Swiss Chard and Watermelon


APRIL

Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Chinese Cabbage, Southern Peas, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes and Radish


MAY

Arugula, Peppers, Malabar Spinach, Southern Peas and Swiss Chard.  Heat loving herbs such as Tarragon, Summer Savory Cumin and Rosemary.

 

JUNE
Arugula, OKRA, Southern Peas, Peppers, Radish and Swiss Chard. Heat loving herbs such as Basil, Tarragon, Summer Savory Cumin and Rosemary.

LATE - JULY

Start Pumpkin indoors to transplant at a later time.

AUGUST

Arugula , Eggplant, Escarole, Mustard, Onions, Okra, Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkin, Radish, Summer Spinach (Malabar Spinach), Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Tomatoes

 Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow

Don't forget the  Wildflowers!  


SEPTEMBER

Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chinese Cabbage, Collards, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Kale, Lettuce, Melon, Mustard, Okra, Bulbing Onions, Bunching Onions, Southern Peas, PEPPERS, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Romaine, Sorrel, Summer Spinach (Malabar Spinach), Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Swiss Chard TOMATOES, Turnips

 Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow 

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!  
Chocolate Habanero Pepper


OCTOBER

Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chinese Cabbage, Collards, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Melon, Mustard, Okra, Bulbing Onions, Bunching Onions Peas-English & Snow, Southern Peas, PEPPERS, Potatoes, Radish, Romaine, Sorrel, Summer Spinach (Malabar Spinach), Bloomsdale Spinach, Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Strawberry, Swiss Chard, TOMATOES, Turnips

 Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow 

Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!  


NOVEMBER

Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chinese Cabbage, Collards, Sweet Corn, Eggplant, Endive, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Mustard, Bunching Onions, Peas-Snow or English, Southern Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Radish, Spinach, Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Strawberry, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Turnips



DECEMBER

Amaranth, Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima 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, Peas-Snow or English, Southern Peas, PEPPERS, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Spinach, Summer Squash & Winter Squash, Strawberry, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon


This data has been compiled from our own research as well as feedback from our customers.  If you have additional questions please ask.

 

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, Homestead, Mortgage Lifter & Roma

Turnips: Purple-Top Whiteglobe

Watermelon: Blacktail Mountain, Charleston Grey & Golden Midget



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