Planting Reminders

Planting now in May for the Australia – tropical zone (from gardinate.com)

Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Angelica Sow in garden. Harvest from 18 months.
Asparagus Sow in garden, or plant as crowns. Harvest from 24 months.
Asparagus Pea
(also Winged bean, Goa bean)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Basil Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Borage
(also Burrage, Bugloss)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Broad beans
(also Fava bean)
Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
Broccoli Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Brussels sprouts Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from October.
Burdock
(also Gobo (Japanese Burdock))
Sow in garden. Harvest from November.
Cabbage Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, Chinese Lanterns)
Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
Capsicum
(also Bell pepper, Sweet pepper)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Carrot Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
Cauliflower Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November.
Celery Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November.
Chicory
(also Witloof, Belgian endive)
Sow in garden. Harvest from November.
Chilli
(also Hot peppers)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Chinese cabbage
(also Wong bok, wong nga pak)
Sow direct in the garden. Harvest from September.
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Choko
(also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton)
Plant whole mature fruit when one produces a shoot at one end.. Harvest from January.
Climbing beans
(also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Coriander
(also Cilantro , chinese parsley)
Sow in garden. Harvest from August.
Cucumber Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Daikon
(also Japanese radish, Lo Bok)
Direct in garden. Harvest from September.
Dwarf beans
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from October.
Endive Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
Florence Fennel
(also Finocchio)
Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
French tarragon Plant cuttings or root division. Harvest from August.
Garlic Plant cloves. Harvest from November.
Ginger Plant pieces of fresh root showing signs of shoots. Harvest from January.
Globe artichokes Sow in garden. Harvest from May.
Horseradish Plant root pieces. Harvest from November.
Kale
(also Borecole)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Kohlrabi Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Leeks Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from October.
Lettuce Sow in garden, or start in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks.. Harvest from September.
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from October.
Marrow Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from October.
Mint
(also Garden mint)
Grow in trays and plant out or start from cuttings. Harvest from September.
Mizuna
(also Japanese Greens, Mitzuna, Mibuna)
Sow in garden. Harvest from August.
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Sow in garden. Harvest from August.
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from October.
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Sow in garden, or start in seed trays. Harvest from August.
Pak Choy Sow in garden. Harvest from August.
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Peas Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Potato Plant tuber. Harvest from November.
Pumpkin Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
Radish Sow in garden. Harvest from August.
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Rosemary Plant cuttings . Harvest from 12 months.
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Sow in garden. Best grown in large pots or planter boxes as sage cannot cope with very wet soil.. Harvest from 18 months.
Salsify
(also Vegetable oyster)
Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
Shallots
(also Eschalots)
Plant small bulblets, with stem just showing above ground. Harvest from October.
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Spring onions
(also Scallions, Bunching onions)
Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Strawberries (from seeds) Start inside in pots or trays after chilling seeds.. Harvest from 12 months.
Strawberry Plants Plant with crown (of roots) just covered.. Harvest from October.
Summer savory
(also ‘Bean Herb’)
Sow in Garden. Lightly cover.. Harvest from August.
Sunflower Sow in garden. Harvest from September.
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Sow in garden. Harvest from October.
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant shoots or cuttings (Slips). Harvest from October.
Tomatillo Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Tomato Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Turnip Sow in garden. Harvest from August.
Watermelon Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from September.
Winter Savory
(also Savory)
Start in trays. Cover seed lightly.. Harvest from September.
Yacon
(also Sunroot)
Plant sprouting root/tuber to a depth of about 4cm and mulch to cover. Harvest from January.
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from August.

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