Fall

Fall Direct Seeding Guide
Texas Gardening Regions
For Spring Dates Click Here
Vegetables Region I Region II Region III Region IV Region V
Beans, snap bush Jul 15 Aug 1 Sep 1 Sep 10 Oct 1
Beans, Lima bush Jul 15 Jul 25 Aug 20 Sep 1 Sep 15
Beets Aug 15 Sep 1 Oct 15 Nov 1 Dec 15
Broccoli Jul 15 Aug 1 Sep 1 Oct 1 Nov 1
Brussels sprouts Jul 15 Aug 1 Sep 1 Oct 1 Nov 1
Cabbage Jul 15 Aug 1 Sep 1 Oct 1 Nov 1
Carrots Jul 15 Aug 15 Nov 10 Nov20 Dec 15
Cauliflower Jul 15 Aug 1 Sep 1 Oct 1 Nov 1
Chard, Swiss Aug 1 Aug 15 Oct 1 Oct 20 Dec 15
Collards Aug 1 Aug 15 Oct 10 Oct 20 Dec 15
Corn, sweet Jul 1 Aug 10 Aug 20 Sep 10 Sep 20
Cucumber Jul 15 Aug 1 Sep 1 Sep 10 Oct 1
Eggplant Jul 1 Jun 15 Jul 1 Jul 10 Aug 1
Garlic (cloves) Jul Aug Oct Nov Dec
Kohlrabi Aug 15 Sep 1 Sep 10 Oct 1 Nov 1
Lettuce, leaf Sep 1 Sep 15 Oct 10 Nov 1 Dec 1
Mustard Sep 1 Oct 1 Nov 1 Dec 1 Dec 15
Onion (seed) not
recommended
not
recommended
Nov 1 Dec 1 Dec 15
Parsley Sep 15 Oct 1 Oct 10 Nov 1 Dec 1
Peas, southern Jun 15 Jul 1 Aug 1 Aug 15 Sep 1
Pepper Jun 1 Jun 15 Jul 1 Jul 15 Aug 1
Potato not
recommended
Aug 1 Sep 1 Oct 1 not
recommended
Pumpkin Jun 1 Jul 1 Aug 1 Aug 10 Sep 1
Radish Sep 1 Oct 1 Nov 25 Dec 1 Dec 15
Spinach Aug 15 Sep 1 Nov 15 Dec 1 Dec 15
Squash, summer Aug 1 Aug 15 Sep 10 Oct 1 Oct 10
Squash, winter Jun 15 Jul 1 Aug 10 Sep 1 Sep 10
Tomato Jun 1 Jun 15 Jul 1 Jul 10 Aug 1
Turnip Sep 1 Oct 15 Nov 1 Dec 1 Dec 15

Transplanting*Vegetables

Tomato,
eggplant,
peppers
Jun 25 Jul 10 Jul 25 Aug 10 Sep 1
Broccoli,
cauliflower,
Brussels sprouts,
cabbage
Aug 1 Aug 20 Sep 20 Oct 20 Nov 20

Annual Flowers
(transplant only)

Alyssum Aug-Oct Sep-Nov Sep-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Asters not
recommended
Sep-Dec Sep-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Calendula not
recommended
Sep-Dec Sep-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Cornflower Aug-Sep not
recommended
not
recommended
not
recommended
not
recommended
Dianthus (Pinks)** Aug-Oct Sep-Dec Sep-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Flowering Cabbage and kale Aug-Sep Oct-Nov Oct-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Pansies** Aug-Oct Oct-Nov Oct-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Petunias not
recommended
not
recommended
Sep-Nov Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Phlox not
recommended
Sep-Nov Sep-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Shasta daisies** Aug-Sep Aug-Oct Aug-Nov Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Snapdragons** Aug-Sep Sep-Nov Sep-Nov Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Stock not
recommended
Sep-Dec Sep-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec
Viola** Aug-Oct Oct-Nov Oct-Dec Oct-Dec Oct-Dec

*Dates indicated are the last optimum dates that seeding or transplanting should occur if maximum yields and high quality are expected.

**In Panhandle, mulch or plant to protected area.

Source: Texas A&M

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