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Healthy Food: Vegetable Sowing Calendar month wise in India

Vegetable Sowing Calendar month wise in India

We all know the value of fresh organic vegetables grown in a farm with all the organic manure and no chemical fertilizers. Chemical Fertilizers are now a days playing with our health and so do the agriculture industry which is intended to grow bulk vegetables at any cost.

In today’s world getting organic fresh vegetables is getting tough & expensive day by day. Being health conscious, we all want to eat vegetables with no or less chemical fertilizers. So here comes the concept of Kitchen/Terrace Gardening which we all can do easily at home using only organic materials, such as Potting Soil or Organic Compost rich in plant nutrients. Now the biggest question arrives here is when and how to start the Kitchen Gardening and what is best time to grow vegetables.

Today we will learn about Vegetable Sowing Calendar & time to sow each vegetable according to month, so you will have an idea of what to grow in which season. You can plan your kitchen garden according to this and can grow multiple vegetables rotating in same place.

Vegetable Sowing Calendar in India

This gardening calendar provides a list of vegetables to be grown month by month in India.

Vegetable Garden Calendar
Vegetable Name Sowing Time Sowing Distance Days of Maturity
Okra (Bhindi भिंडी) Jan – Mar (summers)
Jun – Jul (rainy season)
Plant to Plant – 12″
Line to Line – 18″

45-50 days

Coriander (Dhaniya धनिया) Year round sowing
Except May-Jun
Line to Line – 9″
Plant to Plant – 6″

30 – 35 days

Apple Gourd (Tinda टिंडा) Feb – Mar
Jun – Jul

Seed to Seed – 12′
Line to Line – 12′

70 – 80 days

Bitter Gourd (Karela करेला)

Summer & Rainy Season

Seed to Seed – 1′
Line to Line – 4′

55-60 days

Bottle Gourd Bulb (Laukee लौकी) Summer
& Rainy Season
Line to Line – 4′
Seed to Seed – 1′

55-60 days

Bottle Gourd Long (Laukee लौकी) Summer & Rainy Season Seed to Seed – 1′
Line to Line – 4′

60-65 days

Radish (Mooli मूली)

May – October

Line to Line 12″
Seed to Seed 2-3″

40-45 days

Beans (Faliyaan, Sem फलियां) Sep – Oct (Plains)
May – Jun (Hills)
Seed to Seed – 8″
Line to Line – 18″

45-50 days

Beet Root (Chukandar चुकंदर)

Aug – Oct

Seed to Seed – 4″
Line to Line – 18″

80-90 days

Brinjal (Baingan बैंगन) Feb – Mar
Jun – Jul
Plant to Plant – 1′
Line to Line – 1.5′

90 – 100 days

Broccoli (Hari Phool Gobhi ब्रोकोली)

August – October

Plant to Plant – 1′
Line to Line – 1.5′
90-100 days
Cabbage (Patta Gobhi पत्तागोभी)

May – Dec

Plant to Plant – 1′
Line to Line – 1.5′
90 – 100 days
Carrot (Gaajar गाजर)

Aug – Oct

Seed to Seed – 2″
Line to Line – 1.5′

75-80 days

Capsicum Green (Shimla Mirch शिमला मिर्च) Nov to Jan (Plains)
March to May (Hills)
Line to Line 1.5′
Plant to Plant 1.5′
95 – 100 days
Cauliflower (Phool Gobhi फूलगोभी)

Sep – Nov

Plant to Plant – 2′
Line to Line – 2′
120 – 125 days
Tomato (Tamatar टमाटर) Aug – Nov Plant to Plant – 1′
Line to Line – 2.5′
110 – 115 days
Cherry Tomato (Tamatar चेरी टमाटर) Aug – Nov Line to Line – 2.5′
Plant to Plant – 1′
110 – 115 days
Chillies Green (Hari Mirch हरी मिर्च)

February to June

Line to Line – 1.5′
Plant to Plant – 1.5′
80-90 days
Fenugreek (Methi मेथी)

Sep – Dec

Sow in Lines at
3-4 inches apart

25 – 30 days

Turnip (Shalgam शलजम) Jul – Sep Seed to Seed – 4″
Line to Line – 1.5′

40-50 days

Spinach (Paalak पालक) Year round
Except Jan – Feb
Plant to Plant – 3″
Line to Line – 9″

60 days

Peas (Matar मटर)

Year round,
as per climatic conditions

Plant to Plant – 4″
Line to Line – 12″

55-60 days

Pumpkin (Kaddu कद्दू) Summer
& Rainy Season
Plant to Plant – 1′
Line to Line – 4′

70-75 days

Onion (Pyaaz प्याज)

August to October

Plant to Plant – 4′
Line to Line – 6′
150-160 days

We have tried to cover almost all the vegetables in the above table. If you are not able to find the one you are looking for, please get in touch and we will be happy to help you.

Happy Gardening! 🙂

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