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