NC State Extension

Estimated Planting Dates for the NC Piedmont

Provided by Alex Hitt, Peregrine Farm


Plant February 1 – April 15

Half-hardy flowers
Spinach
Beets
Lettuce
Radish
Peas (out by June 15)
Potatoes (out by July 1)
Greens
Broccoli
Onions (out by July 1)
Carrots
Crops out by June 1

Plant April 15 – June 1
Warm-season flowers
Early tomatoes
Cucumbers
Melons
Corn
Squash
Beans
Okra
Crops out by August 1

Late tomatoes
Pumpkins
Crops out by October 1

Peppers
Eggplant
Crops out by November 1

Plant June 1 – July 1
Succession planting of warm-season crops
Cover crops
Crops out by November 1

Plant August 15 – September 15
Spinach
Lettuce
Beets
Radish
Greens
Broccoli
Crops out by December 1

Plant September 15 – November 1
Over-wintered crops
Flowers
Garlic
Cover crops

Written By

Photo of Debbie RoosDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production (919) 542-8244 debbie_roos@ncsu.eduChatham County, North Carolina
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