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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Katz Formula Mix Stock
Versatile single stems, very uniform in bloom time and stem length.
Versatile single-stem stock.
90 - 100 Days
Standard cilantro with robust flavor.
Standard cilantro.
50-55 to leaf harvest; 90-105 to seed
Best baby pac choi because heads are proportional at true baby size.
Best baby pac choi.
45 Days
Standard salad arugula for salad mix and bunching.
The standard salad arugula.
21 baby; 40 full size
Stunning purple heads, excellent for farm stands, CSAs and restaurants.
Stunning, flashy purple heads.
80 Days
Mid-late red with good flavor; leaves are thick and crisp, not tough.
A mid-late red with good flavor.
85 Days
Reliable and high-yielding OP fennel with a nice bulb.
OP fennel with nice bulb.
50 baby; 80 full size
Beautiful, bright-yellow flesh that keeps its color when cooked.
Beautiful, bright-yellow flesh. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
55 Days
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Salanova® Green 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
The most attractive and uniform purple variety.
The most attractive and uniform purple variety.
45 Days
Fast maturing with strong tops.
Fast maturing with strong tops.
50 Days
The first red bunching type that is highly colored at any temperature.
Deep reddish purple.
60 Days
Heat-tolerant romaine for long, uniform hearts with good flavor.
Heat-tolerant romaine for hearts. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
58 Days
Traditional fall harvest Daikon of the highest quality.
Traditional fall harvest daikon.
50 Days
Clear, bright orange blooms reminiscent of gerberas.
Clear, bright orange blooms reminiscent of gerberas.
50 - 55 Days
This mild-tasting, slightly nutty mâche is the ideal winter salad item.
Mâche for winter salads.
50 Days
Best standard variety for over-wintering due to high cold tolerance.
Best for over-winter production.
68 Days
Dark color to the core, especially good for juicing.
Dark color to the core. Conventional seed with NOP-compliant pelleting.
73 Days
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