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Planting in December for Australia - temperate regions

Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Asparagus Pea
(also Winged bean)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Basil Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Beans - climbing
(also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Borage
(also Burrage, Bugloss)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Burdock
(also Gobo (Japanese Burdock))
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Cape Gooseberry
(also Golden Berry, )
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Capsicum
(also Bell peppers, Sweet peppers)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from March
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Celeriac Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from April
Celery Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from April
Chilli peppers
(also Hot peppers)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Choko/Chayote
(also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Cowpeas
(also Black eye peas)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Cucumber Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from March
French tarragon Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Kohlrabi Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Leeks Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from April
Lettuce Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Luffa
(also Loofah, plant sponge)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from March
Marrow Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from April
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Plant in garden. Harvest from February
NZ Spinach
(also Warrigal greens)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from March
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Pumpkin Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Radish Plant in garden. Harvest from February
Rockmelon
(also Canteloupe)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from March
Rosella
(also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle)
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Sage
(also Common Sage)
Plant in garden. Harvest from 18 months
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Squash
(also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Sweet Marjoram
(also Knotted marjoram)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Tomatillo Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from March
Tomato Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Watermelon Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from March
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from February

Planting in January

Amaranth
(also Love-lies-bleeding)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Asparagus Pea
(also Winged bean)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Beans - climbing
(also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Beans - dwarf
(also French beans, Bush beans)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Beetroot
(also Beets)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Burdock
(also Gobo (Japanese Burdock))
Plant in garden. Harvest from June
Carrot Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Chives
(also Garden chives)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Cucumber Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Eggplant
(also Aubergine)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from April
Kohlrabi Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Lettuce Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Marrow Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Mustard greens
(also gai choy)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Okra
(also Ladyfinger, gumbo)
Plant out (transplant) seedlings. Harvest from April
Oregano
(also Pot Marjoram)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Parsley
(also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Radish Plant in garden. Harvest from March
Rosella
(also Queensland Jam Plant, Roselle)
Plant in garden. Harvest from July
Rutabaga
(also Swedes)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Salsify
(also Vegetable oyster)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Silverbeet
(also Swiss Chard or Mangold)
Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Sunflower Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Sweet corn
(also maize)
Plant in garden. Harvest from May
Turnip Plant in garden. Harvest from April
Zucchini
(also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)
Plant in garden. Harvest from March

See planting calendar for these countries and climate zones

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

Canada,   New Zealand,   South Africa,   United Kingdom,   USA  

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