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Vegetable Planting Times in Florida

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Florida's vegetable planting times vary from the north, central and south parts of the state. The north part of Florida is the areas above State Road 40. The central part of Florida is between State Roads 70 and 40. The south part of Florida is State Road 70 and below. Each type of vegetable has different planting times in different areas during the year.

Bean, Beets and Broccoli

Pole and bush beans: March to April and August to September in the north; February to April and September, central; September to April in the south.

Lima beans: March to August in the north; February to April and September, central; August to April in the south.

  • Florida's vegetable planting times vary from the north, central and south parts of the state.
  • The north part of Florida is the areas above State Road 40.

Beets: September to March in the north; October to March, central; October to February in the south.

Broccoli: August to February in the north; August to January, central; October to February in the south.

Cucumbers, Corn and Carrots

Cucumbers: February to March and September, central; February to April or August to September, north; September to March in the south.

Corn: March to April and August in the north; February to March and August to September, central; and August to March in the south.

Carrots: September to March in the north; October to March, central; August to September and February to March in the south.

Lettuce

Crisp, romaine, leaf and butter-head lettuce is planted from February to March and September to October in the north; September to March in central Florida; and September to January in the south.

Peas and Pumpkin

English peas: January to March in the north; September to March, central; August to April in the south.

  • Beets: September to March in the north; October to March, central; October to February in the south.
  • Cucumbers: February to March and September, central; February to April or August to September, north; September to March in the south.

Southern peas: March to August in the north; March to September, central; August to April in the south.

Pumpkin: February to March and August, central; March to April and August in the north; January to February and August to September in the south.

Radish, Spinach and Squash

Radishes: September to March in the north and central and October to March in the south.

Spinach: Planted in the north and central parts from October to November and from October to January in the south.

Squash: March to April and August to September in the north, February to March and August to September central and January to March and September to October in the south.

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