PLANTING IN DECEMBER – TEMPERATE AREAS ONLY.

Amaranth (also Love-lies-bleeding)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Angelica

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from June

 

Artichokes (Globe)

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from August

 

Asparagus Pea (also Winged bean)           Sow seed            Harvest from February

 

Basil

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from January

 

Beans – climbing (also Pole beans, Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)             Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed   Harvest from January

 

Beans – dwarf (also French beans, Bush beans)    Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed    Harvest from January

 

Beetroot (also Beets)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from February

 

Borage (also Burrage, Bugloss)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Broccoli

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from January

 

Brussels sprouts

Start undercover in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks             Harvest from March

 

Burdock (also Gobo (Japanese Burdock))               Sow seed            Harvest from April

 

Cabbage

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from January

 

Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Inca Berry )              Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed           Harvest from February

 

Carrot

Sow seed            Harvest from March

 

Cauliflower

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from February

 

Celeriac

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from February

 

Celery

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from March

 

Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive)     Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings                Harvest from April

 

Chinese cabbage (also Wong bok, wong nga pak, napa cabbage) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings            Harvest from January

 

Chives (also Garden chives)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Choko/Chayote (also Chayote squash, christophene, chouchou, mirliton)               Plant tubers                Harvest from June

 

Collards (also Collard greens, Borekale) Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed        Harvest from January

 

Coriander (also Cilantro, Chinese parsley)             Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed    Harvest from December

 

Cowpeas (also Black eye peas, Southern peas)     Sow seed            Harvest from March

 

Cucumber

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Dill

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from December

 

Eggplant (also Aubergine)

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from February

 

Endive

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Fennel (also Bronze fennel)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from February

 

Florence Fennel (also Finocchio)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from February

 

Kale (also Borecole)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Kohlrabi

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Leeks

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from March

 

Lemon Balm (also Sweet balm, )

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Lettuce

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Marrow

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from February

 

Mint (also Garden mint)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed              Harvest from January

 

Okra (also Ladyfinger, gumbo)

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January

 

Oregano (also Pot Marjoram)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from December

 

Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)             Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed    Harvest from January

 

Pumpkin

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from February

 

Radish

Sow seed            Harvest from January

 

Rockmelon (also Canteloupe)

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January

 

Salsify (also Vegetable oyster)

Sow seed            Harvest from March

 

Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold)              Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed    Harvest from December

 

Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions, Welsh onion)        Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings            Harvest from December

 

Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)         Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed           Harvest from December

 

Sunflower

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from February

 

Sweet corn (also corn,maize)

Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings       Harvest from January

 

Tomatillo

Plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed        Harvest from January

 

Tomato

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January

 

Turnip

Sow seed            Harvest from January

 

Watermelon

Plant out (transplant) seedlings Harvest from January

 

Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash)          Start in seed trays or plant out (transplant) seedlings or sow seed           Harvest from December