Sowing Chart – South Africa

 

Highveld

Middleveld

Lowveld

Northern Cape & Great Karoo

KwaZulu Natal Midlands

Eastern Cape & Little Karoo

Western Cape & South Coast

KwaZulu Natal Coast

Artichokes

Jan

Jan

Jan – Feb

Jan

Jan

Jan

Jan

Jan – Feb

Beans: Broad

April – May

April – May

April – May

April

April – May

April – May

April – Jun

April – May

Beans: Runner

Aug – Dec

Aug – Jan

Feb – Aug

Aug – Dec

Aug – Dec

Oct – Dec

Sept – Jan

Feb – Aug

Beans: French

Aug – Jan

Aug – Feb

Feb – Sept

Aug – Jan

Aug – Jan

Oct – Jan

Oct – Feb

Feb – Sept

Beetroot

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Aug – April

Feb – Jul

Feb – Mar

Aug – Oct

Aug – April

Jul – Feb

Feb – April

Jul – Nov

Feb – Jul

Broccoli

Dec – Feb

Jan – Feb

Not Suited

Dec – Feb

Dec – Feb

Dec – Jan

Dec – Jan

Not Suited

Cabbage

Jul – Mar

Feb – April

Feb – June

Nov – Feb

Aug – Feb

April – Aug

Nov – April

Feb – June

Carrots

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Feb – Aug

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Aug – April

Jul – April

Jan – April

Aug – Nov

Feb – Aug

Cauliflower

Nov – Mar

Nov – Dec

 Feb

Feb – Mar

Nov – Feb

Dec  – Mar

Dec – April

Nov – April

Feb – Mar

Celery

Sep – Dec

Aug – Sept

Feb – Mar

Feb – Mar

Sep – Oct

Feb – Mar

Aug – Sep

Feb – Mar

Aug – Sep

Feb – Oct

Feb – Mar

Cucumber

Aug – Dec

Aug – Jan

Feb – Sept

Aug – Dec

Aug – Dec

Jul – Feb

Sept – Nov

Feb – Sept

Eggplant

Aug – Oct

Aug – Nov

Jan – Sept

Aug – Oct

Aug – Oct

Aug – Oct

Aug – Oct

Jan – Sept

Herbs

Sep – Dec

Sep – Jan

Aug – Nov

Sep – Dec

Sep – Dec

Sep – Dec

Sep – Dec

Aug – Nov

Kale

Mar – May

Aug – Oct

Mar – May

Aug – Oct

Mar – Oct

Mar – May

Sept – Oct

Mar – Sept

April – May

Aug – Sept

Mar – June

Aug – Nov

Mar – Oct

Kohlrabi

(German Turnips) 

Jan – April

Aug – Sept

Feb – April

Feb – Jun

Jan – April

Aug – Sept

Jan – April

Aug – Sept

Feb – Mar

July – Aug

Mar – Nov

Feb – Jun

Leeks

Jan – Mar

Jan – Feb

Mar – April

Jan – Feb

Feb – Mar

Feb – May

Mar – May

Mar – April

Lettuce

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Jan – Sept

Mar – May

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Jan – April

Jul – Oct

Aug – May

Mar – May

Mâche

Aug – Oct

April – June

Aug – Nov

May – July

April – Oct

Aug – Oct

Mar – May

April – Oct

April – May

Aug – Oct

April – Oct

April – Sept

Onions 

Feb – Mar

Feb – Mar

Feb – Mar

Mar – July

Feb – Mar

Mar – May

April – May

Feb – Mar

Parsnip

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

July – Oct

Feb – April

Mar – April

Jan – Mar

Jan – April

Jul – Sept

Feb – April

Aug – Oct

Mar – April

Aug – Oct

Mar – April

Peas

Mar

July – Sept

April – June

Mar – June

Jul – Aug

Mar

June – Jul

May – Jul

April – Aug

Mar – June

Radish

Feb – April

Aug – Nov

Feb – Mar

July – Oct

Feb – Sept

Feb – Mar

Aug – Oct

Jan – April

Aug – Oct

Aug – May

Mar – Oct

Feb – Sept

Rocket

Aug – May

Aug – May

All Year

Aug – May

Aug – May

Aug – May

Aug – May

All Year

Spinach

Aug – April

Aug – April

Feb – June

Aug – April

Aug – April

Aug – Sept

Mar – May

Feb – June

Squash

Sept – Nov

Aug – Jan

Aug – Jan

Sept – Nov

Sept – Nov

Aug – Nov

Sept – Dec

Feb – Aug

Sweet & Chilli Peppers

Aug – Oct

Aug – Oct

Jan – April

Jul – Oct

Aug – Oct

Aug – Oct

Aug – Oct

Aug – Oct

Jan – April

Jul – Oct

Swiss Chard

 

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Jan – April

July – Oct

Feb – Sept

Jan – Mar

Jul – Oct

Jan – Mar

Aug – Oct

Jan – Mar

 Aug – Oct

Mar – April

Aug – Oct

Feb – Sept

Tomatoes

Aug – Nov

Jul – Dec

Jan – Jul

Aug – Nov

Aug – Nov

Aug – Oct

Jul – Sept

Jan – Jul

Turnips

 

Jan – April

Aug – Sept

Jan – April

July- Sept

Feb – Jun

Jan – April

Aug – Sept

Jan – April

Aug – Sept

Feb – Mar

July – Aug

Mar – Nov

Feb – Jun

Watercress

Aug – Nov

Aug – Nov

Jan – Aug

Aug – Nov

Aug – Nov

Aug – Oct

Jul – Oct

Jan – Aug