What to Plant in September: 59 Spring Vegetables to Plant Now in Sydney (Temperate zone)

September 13, 2010

September is a big planting month around here, so let’s get right into what to plant in September in Sydney. Here is a whopping list of 59 spring vegetables, herbs and flowers to plant right now.

1. Amaranth

amaranth (194/365)
amaranth (194/365) by jenni ripley

Where: sow in garden after risk of frost has gone
Harvest: from January

2. Asparagus

Asparagus in the Garden
Asparagus in the Garden by Susy Morris

Where: sow in garden, or plant as crowns
Harvest: from 24 months

3. Asparagus Pea

Asparagus pea plants
Asparagus pea plants by Benjamin Nolan

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

4. Basil

genetics of basil leaf color
genetics of basil leaf color by Julia Manzerova

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

5. Beetroot

That's The Biggest Beet I've Got
That’s The Biggest Beet I’ve Got by Kari Sullivan

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

6. Broccoli

broccoli
broccoli by wanko

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

7. Burdock (also Gobo, Japanese Burdock)

Common Burdock, P8230167crop
Common Burdock by Anita363

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

8. Cabbage

Cabbage
Cabbage by Shigemi.J

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

9. Cape Gooseberry (also Golden Berry, Chinese Lanterns)

See the hint of a Cape Gooseberry?
See the hint of a Cape Gooseberry? by Bruce

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from February

10. Capsicum (also Bell pepper, Sweet pepper)

Capsicum Capital ! ! !
Capsicum Capital ! ! ! by Neil O’Halloran

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

11. Carrot

Parisienne Carrots
Parisienne Carrots by Susy Morris

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from February

12. Celeriac

Celeriac and Parsley Root 塊根芹與荷蘭芹根
Celeriac and Parsley Root by Shihmei Barger

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from February

13. Celery

Homegrown Celery
Homegrown Celery by Susy Morris

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from March

14. Chicory (also Witloof, Belgian endive)

Common chicory- Cichorium
Common chicory- Cichorium by joost j. bakker

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

15. Chilli (also Hot peppers)

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284 by Noel Moore

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

16. Chives

Chive flowers
Chive flowers by jankie

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

17. Climbing beans (also Runner beans, Scarlet Runners)

Scarlet runner beans
Scarlet runner beans by Sloan Poe

Where: sow in garden after frost
Harvest: from January

18. Coriander (also Cilantro)

coriander closeup
coriander closeup by Sarah Macmillan

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from December

19. Corn Salad (also Lamb’s lettuce or Mache)

Vårsalat
Vårsalat by Erik Jørgensen

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from December

20. Cucumber

Prolific cucumbers
Prolific cucumbers by OakleyOriginals

Where: sow in garden; bring on in pots
Harvest: from January

21. Daikon (also Japanese radish, Lo Bok)

Likin' Organic Daikon
Likin’ Organic Daikon by Mr & Mrs Stickyfingers

Where: direct in garden
Harvest: from January

22. Dill

dill 7/14
dill 7/14 by meestagoat

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

23. Dwarf beans (also French beans, Bush beans)

Green Beans!
Green Beans! by Cheryl Colan

Where: sow in garden; sow after frost
Harvest: from January

24. Eggplant (also Aubergine)

Listada di Gandia Heirloom Aubergine
Listada di Gandia Heirloom Aubergine by ulterior epicure

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from February

25. Endive

Endive
Endive by chez loulou

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

26. Fennel

Fennel bulb
Fennel bulb by Melanie Watts

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from February

27. Globe artichokes

Globe artichoke
Globe artichoke by David Turner

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from September

28. Horseradish

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Horseradish by graibeard

Where: plant root pieces
Harvest: from March

29. Jerusalem Artichokes (also Sunchoke)

Jerusalem-artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke by milesizz

Where: plant tubers about 5cm (1.5″) deep
Harvest: from March

30. Kohlrabi

Purple Kohlrabi [47:365]
Purple Kohlrabi [47:365] by ax2groin

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

31. Leeks

Tiny Cat, Giant Leeks
Tiny Cat, Giant Leeks by phatcontroller

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from February

32. Lettuce

Green coral lettuce
Green coral lettuce by kerryj.com

Where: sow in garden, or start in seed trays and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

33. Luffa (also Loofah, plant sponge)

Luffa Gourds
Luffa Gourds by Ivan Lian

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from February

34. Marrow

marrows
marrows by willgame

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks; frost tender
Harvest: from February

35. Mint (also Garden mint)

Mint
Mint by Jasmine&Roses

Where: grow in trays and plant out or start from cuttings
Harvest: from January

36. Mustard greens (also gai choy)

California - Yountville: Mustards Grill - Mustard Greens
California – Yountville: Mustards Grill – Mustard Greens by wallyg

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from December

37. NZ Spinach (also Warrigal greens)

Tetragonia tetragonioides 030420-043
Tetragonia tetragonioides 030420-043 by Tony Rodd

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

38. Oregano (also Pot Marjoram)

Oregano
Oregano by Joi

Where: sow in garden, or start in seed trays
Harvest: from December

39. Turnip

Oct 2009 052
Oct 2009 052 by Melissa Sanders

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from December

40. Parsley (also curly leaf parsley or flat leaf (Italian) parsley)

Herbs for winter - parsley in a pot
Herbs for winter – parsley in a pot by Alex Balan

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

41. Parsnip

Falls Church Farmers' Market 12/27/08
Falls Church Farmers’ Market 12/27/08 by ghbrett

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from March

42. Peas

Give Peas a Chance
“Give Peas a Chance by michaelatacker

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

43. Potato

Red Potatoes
Red Potatoes by terriem

Where: plant tuber
Harvest: from March

44. Pumpkin

pumpkin on the vine
pumpkin on the vine by E>mar

Where: sow in garden; frost tender
Harvest: from February

45. Radish

Radishes
Radishes by Urban Combing (Ultrastar175g)

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from December

46. Rhubarb

One of 6 rhubarb plants
One of 6 rhubarb plants by dave.scriven

Where: plant pieces of rhizome or roots 8 – 10 cm (3 – 4″) deep
Harvest: from 12 months

47. Rocket (also Arugula/Rucola)

Who else grows their rocket in an old drawer?
Who else grows their rocket in an old drawer? by John Barnabas Leith

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from December

48. Rockmelon (also Canteloupe)

autumn canteloupism
autumn canteloupism by mugley

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks; frost tender
Harvest: from January

49. Sage (also Common Sage)

Magnificent sage
Magnificent sage by digika

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from 18 months

50. Salsify (also Vegetable oyster)

salsify and foggy hills
salsify and foggy hills by randomtruth

Salsify
Salsify by cowfish

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from February

51. Shallots (also Eschalots)

Shallots
Shallots by Stan160

Where: plant small bulblets, with stem just showing above ground
Harvest: from February

52. Silverbeet (also Swiss Chard or Mangold)

Swiss Chard Rainbow
Swiss Chard Rainbow by eflon

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

53. Snow Peas (also Sugar Peas, Mangetout, Chinese Peas)

Snow Pea
Snow Pea by Leeks ‘N’ Bounds

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from February

54. Spring onions (also Scallions, Bunching onions)

spring onions
spring onions by jen_maiser

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

55. Squash (also Crookneck, Pattypan, Summer squash)

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One of the two Galeaux d’Eysines squash by clare_and_ben

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks; frost tender
Harvest: from January

56. Sunflower

sunflower
sunflower by Grant MacDonald

Where: sow in garden
Harvest: from January

57. Sweet corn (also maize)

Tunnel of Corn
Tunnel of Corn by tk-link

Where: sow in garden after risk of frost
Harvest: from February

58. Tomatillo

Salsa Verde With Fresh Tomatillos: Tomatillos On The Plant
Salsa Verde With Fresh Tomatillos: Tomatillos On The Plant by Indiana Public Media

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks
Harvest: from January

59. Zucchini (also Courgette/Marrow)

Growing Zucchini
Growing Zucchini by meganpru

Where: grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Frost tender
Harvest: from December

Planting list courtesy of Gardenate. Thank you!

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