Featured Summer Planting for Fall Harvest
Close up of ornamental kale, one of the varieties we recommend planting in summer for a fall harvest.
Summer Planting for Fall Harvest
Smartly-planned summer planting yields a bounty of fall harvest vegetables, flowers, and herbs for your market stand, kitchen table, or root cellar. Johnny’s recommends the following varieties to extend your harvest window into the fall.
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Outstanding cut flower that's actually a carrot.
Outstanding cut flower that's actually a carrot.
75 - 85 Days
Striking golden-fleshed beet that retains its color when cooked.
Striking golden-fleshed beet.
55 Days
Reliable storage carrot.
Reliable storage carrot.
75 Days
Attractive purple roots with sweet flavor and good eating quality.
Sweet-flavored, attractive purple roots.
49 Days
Bolt-, heat-, cold-tolerant pac choi for full or medium-size heads.
For full or medium-size heads.
45 Days
Early, uniform, and great tasting; best all-around kohlrabi we've found.
Early, uniform, and great tasting.
40 Days
The traditional culinary variety with huge leaves and great flavor.
The preferred culinary variety.
75 Days
Specialized variety that is ideal for overwintering.
Ideal for overwintering. Organic seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
58 summer sowing, more from fall sowing
Striking golden-fleshed beet that retains its color when cooked.
Striking golden-fleshed beet.
55 Days
Highest-quality Chioggia strain available.
Improved strain of Chioggia.
55 Days
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Salanova® Red Butter Salanova® Lettuce
Dense rosette heads with buttery flavor and attractive, supple leaves.
Dense rosette heads with attractive, thin, supple leaves. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
55 Days
Semi-savoy with high downy mildew resistance for all seasons.
Semi-savoy with high downy mildew resistance for all seasons.
29 Days
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Salanova® Green Sweet Crisp Salanova® Lettuce
Romaine-like sweet flavor with iceberg-like crisp, crunchy texture.
Sweet flavor and crunchy, crisp, succulent leaves. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
50 Days
Smooth, mild-flavored leaves for salad mixes.
Smooth leaves for salad mixes.
21 baby; 45 full size
Best mini variety with light, sweet taste, attractive yellow interior.
Best mini variety.
48 Days
Standard cilantro with robust flavor.
Standard cilantro.
50-55 to leaf harvest; 90-105 to seed
Smooth green, purple-veined leaves for baby leaf and bunching.
Smooth green, purple-veined leaves for baby leaf and bunching.
25 baby; 50 full size
Best standard variety for over-wintering due to high cold tolerance.
Best for over-winter production.
68 Days
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