Phoenix Planting Dates

Vegetable and Flower Planting Dates

1000 – 2000 Ft. Elevation

Vegetable
Asparagus Oct.1 – Mar. 1
Bean, bush Feb.15 – Mar. 15, July 25 – Aug. 15

Bean, pole July 15 – Aug. 15
Bean, Lima Feb. 15 – Mar. 15
Bean, edible soy Mar. 15 – June 1
Beet Sept. 1 – Mar. 15
Broccoli Sept. 1 – Dec. 1
Brussels Sprouts Sept. 1 – Dec. 1
Cabbage (Seed) Aug. 15 – Dec. 1
Cabbage (Plants) Sept. 15 – Jan. 1
Cantaloupe Feb. 15 – Apr. 1
Carrot Sept. 1 – Mar. 1
Cauliflower Sept. 1 – Mar. 1
Celery Aug. 15 – Oct. 15
Chard Sept .1 – Mar. 1
Chinese Cabbage Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Collard Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Corn, sweet Feb. 15 – Mar. 15,

July 20 – Aug. 20

Corn, Mexican June June 20 – July 20
Cow Pea Apr. 1 – June 1
Cucumber Mar. 1 – Apr. 1,

Aug. 15 – Sept. 15

Eggplant Feb. 1 – Apr. 1
Endive Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Garlic Sept. 1 – Dec. 1
Horseradish Not adapted
Kale Sept. 1 – Dec. 1
Kohlrabi Sept. 1 – Dec. 1
Leek Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Lettuce, head Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Lettuce, leaf Sept. 1 – Mar. 1
Muskmelon Feb. 15 – Apr. 1,

July 1 – Aug. 1

Mustard Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Okra Mar. 1 – June 1
Onion, green bunch Sept. 1 – Feb. 1
Onion, dry (seeds) Oct. 15 – Jan. 1
Parsley Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Parsnip Sept. 1 – Jan. 1
Pea, fall Aug. 15 – Sept. 15
Pea, spring Oct. 15 – Dec. 15
Pepper (seed) Feb. 1 – Mar. 1
Pepper (plants) Mar. 1 – Apr. 1
Potato, Irish Feb. 1 – Mar. 15
Potato, sweet Mar. 1 – June 1
Pumpkin July 1 – Aug. 1
Radish Sept. 1 – Apr. 15
Rhubarb Not adapted
Rutabaga Sept. 1 – Feb. 1
Salsify Not adapted
Spinach Sept. 1 – Feb. 1
Squash, summer Feb. 1 – May 1
Squash, winter July 1-31
Tomato (seed) Jan. 1 – Mar. 1
Tomato (plants) Feb. 15 – Mar. 15
Turnip Sept. 1 – Feb. 1
Watermelon Feb. 15 – Apr. 1
Flower
African
Daisy
Sept. – Feb.
Ageratum Jan. – Mar.
Alyssum Sept. – Mar.
Aster Sept. – Oct.
Bachelor
Button
Sept. – Feb.
Balsam Mar. – June
Basil, ornamental Feb. – Apr.
Bean, scarlet runner Mar. – Apr.
Bells of Ireland Sept. – Dec.
Calendula Sept. – Jan.
California Poppy Sept. – Jan.
Candytuft Sept. – Jan.
Carnation Sept.
– Feb.
Cockscomb Mar. – July
Cosmos Mar. – July
Dahlia Mar. – May
Delphinium Nov. – Mar.
Everlastings Dec.– Feb.
Forget-Me-Not Sept. – Oct.
Four o’clock Mar. – June
Gaillardia Jan.– Dec.
Globe Amaranth Dec. – Feb.
Gloriosa Daisy Feb. – June
Godetia Sept. – Mar.
Gourds Mar. – June
Gypsophilia Sept. – Feb.
Helichrysum Dec. – Feb.
Hollyhocks Sept. – May
Kochia Mar. – June
Larkspur Sept. – Feb.
Lupins Aug.– Mar.
Marigold Mar.– Aug.
Nasturtium Aug.– Oct.,Feb. – Apr.

Nicotiana Aug.– Feb.
Old-fashioned
Garden
Jan.– Dec.
Pansy Sept.– Feb.
Petunia Sept.– Mar.
Phlox Sept.– Feb.
Pinks Sept.– Mar.
Poppy Sept.– Feb.
Portulaca
(moss rose)
Mar.– June
Salpiglossis Sept.– Mar.
Salvia Mar.– May
Scabiosa Sept.– Feb.
Shasta Daisy Jan.– Oct.
Snapdragon Sept.– Feb.
Stocks Sept. – Dec.
Sunflower Mar.– Dec.
Sweet Peas Sept.– Feb.
Sweet Sultan Sept. – Feb.
Sweet William Sept.– Feb.
Thunbergia Mar.– June
Verbena Sept.– Mar.
Vinca Mar.– July
Viola Sept.– Mar.
Zinnia Mar.– Aug.

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