Men's Garden Club of Pittsburgh 

Vegetable Seed Planting Guide

SURVIVES                                        DAYS TO                                     DAYS TO                                             DAYS TO

HEAVY FROST*                          MATURITY                                GERMINATION                               TRANSPLANTING

Broccoli                                      55                                         5                                              21

Brussels sprouts                       80                                         5                                               21

Cabbage                                   60                                         4                                               21

Carrots                                       65                                         6                                         direct seed

Radishes                                   25                                         4                                          direct seed

Spinach                                     45                                          5                                          direct seed

Swiss chard                              50                                          5                                          direct seed

*Plant this group between April 20 and May 1, depending an the weather

 

SURVIVES                                 DAYS TO                                               DAYS TO                                                      DAYS TO

LIGHT FROST**                  MATURITY                                         GERMINATION                                   TRANSPLANTING

Beets                                   55                                               5                                                      14

Cauliflower                          50                                               5                                                      14

Head lettuce                       65                                                3                                                      14

Leaf lettuce                        45                                                 3                                                      14

Peas                                   50                                                 6                                              direct seed

**Plant this group between May 1 and May 15, depending on the weather.

 

                                         DAYS TO                                     DAYS TO                                                                DAYS TO

TENDER***                MATURITY                           GERMINATION                                                   TRANSPLANTING

Beans                        50                                       7                                                        direct seed

Corn                           65                                       4                                                        direct seed

Cucumbers               55                                       3                                                         direct seed

Squash                      50                                       3                                                         direct seed

Tomatoes                  55                                       6                                                                 21

Peppers                    55                                        8                                                                 28

* * * Donít rush this group, they should be planted about the third week of May.

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