Spring

Spring Planting Guide
for Vegetable Crops

Texas Gardening Regions
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Vegetables Region I Region II Region III Region IV Region V
Asparagus After
Mar 1
After
Feb 15
After
Feb 1
After
Jan 15
Not
Recommended
Beans, snap bush Apr 15-
May 15
Apr 1-
May 5
Mar 5-
May1
Feb 10-
Apr 15
Feb1-
Mar 15
Beans, snap pole Apr 15-
May 1
Apr 1-
May 1
Mar 5-
Apr 15
Feb 10-
Mar 15
Feb 1-
Mar 15
Beans, Lima bush May 1-
May 15
Apr 15-
May 15
Mar 15-
Apr 15
Mar 1-
Apr 1
Feb 15-
Apr 1
Beans, Lima pole May 1-
May 15
Apr 15-
May 15
Mar 15-
Apr 15
Mar 1-
Apr 1
Feb 15-
Apr 1
Beets Mar 1-
Jun 1
Feb 15-
May 20
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Apr 15
Jan 1-
Mar 1
Broccoli Mar 1-
Jun 15
Feb 15-
Mar 20
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 25
Jan 1-
Feb 15
Brussels sprouts Feb 15-
Apr 1
Feb 15-
Mar 10
Not
Recommended
Not
Recommended
Not
Recommended
Cabbage Mar 10-
Apr 15
Feb 15-
Mar 10
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 10
Jan 1-
Feb 1
Carrots Mar 10-
Apr 15
Feb 15-
Mar 10
Jan 15-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 10
Jan 1-
Feb 1
Cauliflower (transplant) Mar 1-
Apr 15
Feb 15-
Mar 10
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 15
Jan 15-
Feb 15
Chard, Swiss Mar 1-
Jun 1
Feb 15-
May 1
Feb 1-
Mar 10
Jan 15-
Apr 1
Jan 1-
Apr 1
Collards Mar 1-
May 1
Feb 15-
Apr 10
Feb 1-
Mar 25
Jan 15-
Mar 15
Jan 1-
Mar 15
Corn, sweet Apr 1-
May 20
Mar 15-
May 1
Feb 25-
May 1
Feb 15-
Mar 15
Feb 1-
Mar 15
Cucumber Apr 15-
Jun 1
Apr 1-
May 15
Mar 5-
May 1
Feb 1-
Apr 10
Feb 1-
Apr 1
Eggplant May 10-
Jun 1
Apr 10-
May 1
Mar 15-
May 1
Feb 20-
Apr 1
Feb 1-
Mar 15
Garlic (cloves) Jan 1-
Jan 15
Not
Recommended
Not
Recommended
Not
Recommended
Not
Recommended
Kohlrabi Mar 1-
Apr 15
Feb 15-
Mar 1
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 15
Jan 1-
Feb 15
Lettuce Mar 1-
May 15
Feb 15-
May 1
Feb 1-
Mar 15
Jan 15-
Mar 15
Jan 1-
Mar 1
Muskmelon (cantaloupe) May 1-
Jun1
Apr 10-
May 1
Mar 15-
May 1
Feb 20-
Apr 15
Feb 1-
Apr 1
Mustard Mar 1-
May 15
Feb 15-
May 1
Feb 1-
Apr 1
Jan 15-
Mar 15
Jan 1-
Mar 1
Onion (plants) Mar 1-
Apr 15
Feb 15-
Mar 10
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 10
Jan 1-
Feb 1
Parsley Mar 1-
Apr 15
Feb 15-
Mar 10
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 10
Jan 1-
Feb 1
Peas, English Feb 15-
Mar 15
Feb 15-
Mar 1
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 1
Not Recommended
Peas, Southern Jay 1-
Jun 15
Apr 20-
May 15
Mar 25-
May 20
Mar 15-
Apr 15
Mar 1-
Apr 15
Pepper (transplant) May 10-
Jun 1
Apr 10-
May 1
Mar 15-
May 1
Feb 20-
Mar 10
Feb 1-
Mar 10
Potato Mar 15-
Apr 7
Mar 10-
Apr 1
Feb 15-
Mar 1
Jan 15-
Feb 15
Jan 1-
Feb 1
Potato, sweet (slips) May 15-
Jun 15
Apr 25-
May 15
Apr 10-
May 15
Mar 15-
May 10
Mar 1-
Apr 15
Pumpkin May 15-
Jun 1
Apr 25-
May 20
Apr 1-
Apr 20
Mar 10-
May 1
Mar 1-
Apr 1
Radish Mar 1-
Apr 1
Feb 15-
May 20
Feb 1-
May 1
Jan 15-
Apr 15
Jan 1-
Apr 1
Spinach Mar 1-
Apr 1
Feb 1-
Mar 1
Jan 1-
Feb 15
Jan 1-
Feb 15
Jan 1-
Feb 1
Squash, summer May 1-
Jun 1
Apr 10-
May 1
Mar 5-
May 1
Feb 10-
Apr 10
Feb 1-
Apr 1
Squash, winter May 1-
May 15
Apr 1-
Apr 25
Mar 5-
May 1
Feb 10-
Apr 10
Feb 1-
Apr 1
Tomato (transplant) May 10-
Jun 1
Apr 10-
May 1
Mar 15-
Apr 10
Feb 20-
Mar 10
Feb 10-
Mar 10
Turnip Mar 1-
Jun 1
Feb 15-
May 20
Feb 1-
Mar 10
Jan 15-
Apr 15
Jan 1-
Mar 1
Watermelon May 10-
May 15
Apr 10-
May 1
Mar 15-
May 1
Feb 20-
Apr 1
Feb 1-
Apr 1

Source: Texas A&M