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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Dark-green, deeply-lobed leaves on upright plant for easier harvest.
Upright plant with dark-green leaves.
35 baby; 51 full size
Stunning purple heads, excellent for farm stands, CSAs and restaurants.
Stunning, flashy purple heads.
80 Days
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Salanova® Red Incised Salanova® Lettuce
Deeply incised, heavily frilled leaves add texture to mixes.
Great for adding texture to salad mix. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
53 Days
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Alpine Daikon Radishes
Traditional Korean radish with exceptional flavor; great for kimchi.
Traditional Korean radish with exceptional flavor.
55 Days
Improved Giant of Italy type; intermediate resistance to downy mildew.
Improved Giant of Italy type with intermediate resistance to downy mildew.
75 Days
Dark color to the core, especially good for juicing.
Dark color to the core.
73 Days
Beautiful, bright-yellow flesh that keeps its color when cooked.
Beautiful, bright-yellow flesh. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
55 Days
Widely adaptable with good eating quality from summer, fall harvest.
Widely adaptable. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
65 Days
Full-size for cooking and kimchee: sweet, tangy, juicy, and delicious!
Full-size for cooking and kimchee.
52 Days
Fast maturing with strong tops.
Fast maturing with strong tops.
50 Days
Prettiest, most uniform purple variety.
Prettiest, most uniform purple variety.
45 Days
Standard cilantro variety available in organic seed.
Standard cilantro available in organic seed.
50-55 to leaf harvest; 90-105 to seed
Economical red, baby leaf, OP kale option.
Economical red, baby leaf, OP kale option.
30 baby; 55 full size
Widely adaptable organic hybrid for spring and summer plantings.
Organic hybrid for spring and summer plantings.
66 Days
Best-performing — and one of the most attractive — escaroles.
Best performing escarole.
50 Days
Delicious early variety holds well in the field and is slow to split.
Delicious early cabbage.
65 Days
Traditional fall harvest Daikon of the highest quality.
Traditional fall harvest daikon.
50 Days
Heat-tolerant romaine for long, uniform hearts with good flavor.
Heat-tolerant romaine for hearts. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
58 Days
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