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Planting in August for Australia - sub-tropical regions

Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Artichokes (Globe) Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Asparagus Plant in garden. Harvest from 24 months
Asparagus Pea
(also Winged bean)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Basil Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Beans - climbing
(also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Burdock
(also Gobo (Japanese Burdock))
Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Celeriac Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from January
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Chinese cabbage
(also Wong bok, wong nga pak)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Cucumber Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Daikon
(also Japanese radish, Lo Bok)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Dill Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Jerusalem Artichokes
(also Sunchoke)
Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Kohlrabi Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Leeks Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Lettuce Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Mint
(also Garden mint)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Plant in garden. Harvest from October
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Bring on in boxes Harvest from November
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Onion Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Parsnip Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Potato Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Pumpkin Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Radish Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Rocket
(also Arugula/Rucola)
Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Spring onions
(also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Tomatillo Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from October
Watermelon Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Winter Savory
(also Savory)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from November
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from October

Planting in September

Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Angelica Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Artichokes (Globe) Plant in garden. Harvest from August
Asparagus Plant in garden. Harvest from 24 months
Asparagus Pea
(also Winged bean)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from November
Beans - climbing
(also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Borage
(also Burrage, Bugloss)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Burdock
(also Gobo (Japanese Burdock))
Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Cabbage Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from January
Celery Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from February
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Chinese cabbage
(also Wong bok, wong nga pak)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Collards
(also Collard greens, Borekale)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from December
Coriander
(also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Cucumber Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Daikon
(also Japanese radish, Lo Bok)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from January
Fennel
(also Bronze fennel)
Plant in garden. Harvest from January
French tarragon Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Horseradish Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Jerusalem Artichokes
(also Sunchoke)
Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from January
Lemon Balm
(also Sweet balm, Bee balm (USA))
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Lettuce Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from January
Marrow Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from January
Mint
(also Garden mint)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from January
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Parsnip Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Potato Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Pumpkin Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Radish Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Rhubarb Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Rocket
(also Arugula/Rucola)
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Rosella
(also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Rosemary Plant in garden. Harvest from 12 months
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Salsify
(also Vegetable oyster)
Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Spring onions
(also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion)
Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Summer savory
(also 'Bean Herb')
Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from December
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Sweet Marjoram
(also Knotted marjoram)
Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Sweet Potato/Kumara Plant in garden. Harvest from January
Thyme
(also Common thyme)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from July
Tomato Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Harvest from December
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from November
Winter Savory
(also Savory)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from November
Yacon
(also Sunroot)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Yam/Oka
(also Oca)
Plant in garden. Harvest from January

See planting calendar for these countries and climate zones

Australia - cool/mountain,   Australia - temperate,   Australia - sub-tropical,   Australia - tropical,   Australia - arid  

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