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Vegetable Planting Calendar for Tucson

Gardening in Tucson, Phoenix

Arizona and California

Vegetable Planting Calendar for Tucson

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Vegetable
Harvest Days
From: Seed /
(Transplant)

Seed Planting Dates

Transplant Planting Dates

Cool-Season Vegetables
Artichoke, Globe(4-6 months)Nov 1 - Mar 30
Arugula40Oct 1 - Feb 28
Beet60-80Sep 16 - Mar 30
Bok Choy45Sep 16 - Feb 28Nov 1 - Feb 28
Broccoli120-130Aug 16 - Jan 30Nov 1 - Feb 28
Brussels Sprouts130-150Aug 16 - Oct 30Oct 1 - Jan 30
Cabbage120-130Aug 16 - Jan 30Nov 1 - Feb 28
Carrot60-100Aug 1 - Apr 30
Cauliflower120-130Aug 16 - Jan 30Nov 1 - Feb 28
Chard60-90Sep 1 - Mar 31Sep 1 - Mar 31
Garlic5-7 monthsOct 1 - Nov 30Nov 16 - Jan 31
Kale60-90Aug 16 - Feb 28Nov 1 - Feb 28
Leek180-200Oct 1 - Nov 30Dec 1 - Jan 30
Lettuce, Head50-100Not recommended
Lettuce, Leaf**50-90Oct 1 - Feb 28Nov 1 - Feb 28
Onions, Bulb 7-8 monthsOct 1 - Nov 30Dec 1 - Jan 30
Onions, Scallions90-100Aug 1 - Apr 30
Pea60-150Oct 16 - Jan 30
Potato(90-120)Jan 1 - Feb 28
Radish40-60Sep 1 - Apr 30
Spinach**40-90Oct 1 - Nov 30 / Feb 1-28Nov 1 - Feb 28
Strawberry(30-45)Sep 21 - Oct 20

Warm-Season Vegetables
Beans, Common60-90Mar 16 - Apr 30 / Aug 1-30
Beans, Green60-90Mar 16 - Apr 30
Beans, Lima60-120Mar 16 - Apr 15
Black-eyed Pea90-120Apr 16 - Aug 30
Corn70-90Feb 16 - Mar 30 / July 16 - Sep 15
Cucumber60-90Apr 1 - May 31 / Jul 16 - Aug 30
Eggplant(70-120)Apr 16 - Aug 31
Melons, Cantaloupe80-120May 1 - Jul 15Apr 16 - Jul 15
Melons, Watermelon90-120May 1 - Jul 15Apr 16 - Jul 15
Okra70-100Apr 16 - Jun 30Apr 16 - Jun 30
Pepper / Chilies(90-120)Mar 16 - Apr 15
Squash, Summer60-90Mar 16 - Aug 30Mar 16 - Aug 30
Squash, Winter, Pumpkin90-120Mar 16 - Jul 15Mar 16 - Jul 15
Sunchoke [J. Artichoke](6-8 months)Jan 16 - May 30
Sweet Potato(120-160)Apr 16 - Jun 30
Tomato / Tomatillo(50-120)Feb 15 - Apr 30
Tomato, Cherry(50-60)Feb 15 - Apr 30 / Jul 15 - Aug 30


• Protect from occasional frost between November 15 and March 15.
• Some plants need protection when temperatures drop below 40°F.

** Use heat tolerant, bolt resistant varieties for winter and spring planting. These will last even into summer.
A source for heat tolerant and bolt resistant seeds: Native Seed Search

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