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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Earliest bunching type, great for overwintering in the North.
The earliest bunching onion we've found.
50 Days
Highly uniform Lacinato or "dinosaur" kale for full-size production.
Highly uniform for full-size production.
65 Days
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Salanova® Red 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.
55 Days
Widely adaptable with good eating quality from summer, fall harvest.
Widely adaptable.
65 Days
Long, slender roots high in beta-carotene; sweet, tender, and smooth.
Long, slender roots.
68 Days
Excellent eating quality from storage; performs well under stress.
Excellent eating quality from storage.
95 Days
Bulky and uniform white-stemmed pac choi for mini or full-size heads.
For mini or full-size heads.
52 Days
A true Greek oregano with strong aroma and flavor.
A true Greek oregano.
80 - 90 Days
Best baby pac choi because heads are proportional at true baby size.
Best baby pac choi.
45 Days
Clear, bright orange blooms reminiscent of gerberas.
Clear, bright orange blooms reminiscent of gerberas.
50 - 55 Days
Workhorse standard red beet; reliable, adaptable, and fast-maturing.
Workhorse standard red beet. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
50 Days
Spectacular mix of colors with bicolor petals.
Spectacular mix of colors with bicolor petals.
50 - 55 Days
Classic French Breakfast type.
Classic French Breakfast type.
21 Days
This mild-tasting, slightly nutty mâche is the ideal winter salad item.
Mâche for winter salads.
50 Days
Exciting new addition to the ProCut series.
Exciting new addition to the ProCut series.
50 - 60 Days
Fast maturing with strong tops.
Fast maturing with strong tops.
50 Days
Stunning purple heads, excellent for farm stands, CSAs and restaurants.
Stunning, flashy purple heads.
80 Days
Dark-green, deeply-lobed leaves on upright plant for easier harvest.
Upright plant with dark-green leaves.
35 baby; 51 full size
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